(Română) SYMBOLISME, MORT ET SACRIFICE DANS LA PERFORMANCE FÉMINISTE D’AMÉRIQUE LATINE

Posted On Nov 11 2015 by

This article tries to analyze some examples of the state of symbolic process, representation and desacralization by referring to contemporary feminist performance artists from Latin America: la Congelada de Uva (Mexico) and Ana Mendieta (Cuba). We are interested, in particular, by the use of the death and by the simulation of funeral rituals by those performers of two different decades (1970 for Mendieta and 2000 for Boliver). We attempt to analyse de performatives characteristics among feminist art and its transgressing attempts of the body, but also the rejection of the social-imposed image of female body. The role of the body …