2018 Program and Gallery

2018 Program

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Dance

AfroCuban dance masterclass with Kati Hernandez

Viaje de Regreso: Paola Escobar

Theater

Rosacea: Written and directed by Rosa Boshier. Set design by Melanie Treuhaft. Performed by Socks Whitmore, Katharine Means, Hannah Trujillo, Rebecca Lerman, and Sauray Rao

La Princesa: Jorge Luis Figueroa and Andrew Bliek. Directed by Michael Álvarez. Lighting design by Omar Madkour. Scenic design by Salma Beydoun. Costume design by Sonya Berg. Sound design by TJ Sclafani.

La Espera del Entendimiento: Natalia Lassalle-Morillo, Melanie Waingarten, and Nicolás Savignano

Music

Mesoamerican indigenous instrument workshop with CalArts alumnus Christopher Garcia

Sounds of the Americas concert

Resonancia: Christopher Garcia, alumni, Erick Barraza, Nazario Segura, Alfred López Mondragon, Alegría Garcia, Yolanda Delgado, Leila Jay, Tate Shoebridge, Louis Coy, Rafael Luna, and Diana Teixeira.

Brazillian Ensemble: Marcelo Bucater, Natalia Spadini, Lucas Longaresi, Emilia Moscoso, and Osmar Okuma

Dos Amores: Composed by Allan Vasquez-Lopez. Choreographed by Luciana Lyons. Performed by Cole Castorina, Katie Eikam, Jason Fragoso, Kevin Good, Anthony Johnson, Alia Martin, Taliha Scott, and AnnMarie Arcuri

Latinx Music Students concert

Gina Ramirez and Gema Castro

Pablo Leñero and Allan Vasquez-Lopez

Emmet Webster and Girlfriend 4000

Manu Beker

Other performances

Carnaval: LatinFest Opening Parade. Brazilian Drumming Ensemble, African Talking Drum Ensemble, and the Black Arts Collective

Sabina Estrella Trio

CalArts Salsa Band: David Roitstein, Marcelo Bucater, Carson Schaffer, Emilia Moscoso, Josh Turner, Lauren Galante, Nick Stahl, John Pisaro, Evan Wendell, Eva Zmijewska, Gabriel Stout, Tiffany Lantello, and Pablo Leñero

Banda Filarmónica Maqueos: Directed by Yulisa Maqueos

Visual Art

Hogar: Graduation thesis gallery by ArtChangeUS fellow Aydinaneth Ortiz

Chale Güey: Mid-residence gallery by Isidro Perez Garcia, also known as Chilo Te

With or Without Words / Con o Sin Palabras: Installation and performance by Karla Ekatherine Canseco

Photo exhibition: Joel Orzoco

Photo exhibition: Louis Coy

The Newer and the New-Poetry exhibition: Nicolas Savignano

Pacific Ocean: Vivian Naranjo

LXS Guía: Cynthia Velásquez

Video Installations

Trails of Peace and Hope: Martin Velez, alumni

Callado: Brigitte Ugarte

I Love You Jocelyn: Animation by Tracey Laguerre

Colors of Me: Animation by Vanesa Cruz, alumni

Plátano: Sebastián Salfate

Untitled Video: Camila Monteiro Vilalva

Untitled Video: Izzy de la Meme

La Bicicleta – El Acercamiento Project: Isabel Oakley

Variaciones – El Acercamiento Project: Paige McGhee, Zane Gutierrez, and Johnny Escobar

Audio Installations

Studies on a Field Recording of Las Chivas: Michael Janz

Corn People: Martin Velez, alumni

Interdisciplinary

Experimental interdisciplinary laboratory project showcase

Film

Implantación: Luciá Salas

Panels

Conversations with guest artists and ArtChangeUS. Roberta Uno, Christopher Garcia, Vera Passos, and Beatriz Cortez

A Table for America, curated by Martin Velez, Michael Janz, and Brigitte Ugarte. Participants included Pablo Leñero, Abigail Saling, Danielle Chiasson, Laura Molina, Eloy Neira, Christopher Garcia, Yolanda Delgado, and Diana Teixeira

 

Guest Artists

Beatriz Cortez

Kati Hernandez

Nazario Segura

Vera Passos

Christopher García

Alegría García

Erick Barraza

Banda Filarmónica Maqueos

 

Header Photo: Jorge Luis Figueroa Torres. LatinFest 2018. La Princesa
Photo by: Rafael Hernandez