Archive of Xandra Ibarra

Blog Salon #3 Outro / Summary by Eboni Senai Hawkins

on December 10th, 2012 in Article, Blog Salon, Blogroll, Mapping by | 2 Comments

  We do not do things half-ass. The bravado and belief that comes with this territory outside the norm, means we don’t half-step. Our histories, broadly cultural, intimately familial, or gut-wrenchingly personal, have taught us that we must come correct.  Our ancestors and our non-believers whisper to us like Jefferson…

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Blog Salon #3 “Stuck with This” by Xandra Ibarra

on December 6th, 2012 in Article, Blog Salon, Blogroll, Mapping by | 3 Comments

.  Endurance is the ability to endure an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way.  -Oxford Dictionary Ten years in burlesque has provided me with an intimate knowledge of the political and emotional consequences of performing with/against the fictions structuring Mexican/Chicana female subjectivity. Burlesque is promoted as a primarily carnal art form…

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TIWIW 2012- SLOW SEX SYMPOSIA

on June 18th, 2012 in DIY Production, Festival, Slider, Slides, Special Presentation by | No Comments

Slow Sex Symposia Queer exit-strategies from capitalist economies of attraction and performance Presented as part of the This is What I Want Festival 30th June 2012 12-4 PM at the Center for Sex and Culture 1349 Mission Street, San Francisco Free of Charge with reservation reserve your seat at Eventbrite Presented…

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We are Makers – A Community Mapping Initiative

on August 11th, 2011 in Mapping, Special Presentation by | No Comments

# “What percent of our world goes unmapped?  What hidden economic potential, support, intersecting roads would be find? YBCA and THEOFFCENTER look to erase perceived boundary lines and  invite local art making communities to declare their coordinates and find what roads might connect us to resources, intentions, and possible collaborations.”…

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This Is What I Want 2011, redefining the relationship between intimacy and performance.

on June 12th, 2011 in Festival, Special Presentation by | 2 Comments

This Is What I Want 2011, redefining the relationship between intimacy and performance. About the Production Curatorial Team SOMArts Dates Garage Dates Production Team About the Production THIS IS WHAT I WANT 2011 PRODUCED BY: JESSE HEWIT, RACHAEL DICHTER, AND THEOFFCENTER CURATED BY: JIZ LEE, JESSE HEWIT, RACHAEL DICHTER, KEITH HENNESSY,…

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