KATIA TIRADO


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(b. 1965, Mexico City) is a performance artist, body piercing artist, and actress who studied acting with Julio Castillo, Rafael Degar and Juan José Gurrola (1981-1984). Incorporating video, installation, and photography, Tirado creates encompassing works focused on the (de)construction of the gendered body and the borders between public and private spheres. Her radical and confrontational performances include: La revolución intervenida, o inciertamente insertada en la incertidumbre, Festejos del Milenio, Mexico City (1999); Lady Luck, Bar La Perla and Epicentro Gallery, Mexico City (1999); Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil and Merced Market, Mexico City (1997); Lady Muck and her Burlesque Revue, Art Performance Festival Now, Nottingham, England (1996); Las perras en celo, Fourth International Performance Festival, Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City (1995); Jálatela hasta que truene, Festival Libre Enganche, San Antonio (1995); and Miss Koatl, Katastase 90 Festival, Berlin (1991). Her most recent theater foray is acting in Lorca sin Título, directed by David Hevia in 2001.

tags: body piercing, borders, radicalEx Teresa Arte Actual, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil