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Bodies at the Borders Symposium

Organized by Carlos Motta and Rachel Nelson
SPIT! (Carlos Motta, John Arthur Peetz, Carlos Maria Romero), We The Enemy, video still, 2019
Friday, January 24, 2020 to Saturday, January 25, 2020
Presented by: 
Institute of the Arts and Sciences

"Bodies at the Borders" is a two-day symposium bringing together artists, activists, and scholars to interrogate the pressing issues of identities, borders, and boundaries. With film screenings, poetry readings, performances, and panel discussions, the symposium accompanies art installations by Carlos Motta on view at SFMOMA and UC Santa Cruz.

January 24, 2020, 9-6 p.m.
UC Santa Cruz 
Digital Arts Research Center 108

January 25, 2020, 9:30-5 p.m.
Phyllis Wattis Theater

These events are FREE and open to the public.

"Bodies at the Borders" features performances by Rafa Esparza and Demian DinéYazhi´, film screenings of 4 Waters: Deep Implicancy by Denise Ferreira da Silva and Arjuna Neuman and Deseos / رغبات by Carlos Motta (co-written with Maya Mikdashi), keynote presentations by Carlos Motta, Denise Ferreira da Silva and Julio Salgado, and other conversations and presentations. The full schedule is here.