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Astrid Hadad: (De)Constructing Mexicanidad

Hammer Museum

Marie Orensanz, Limitada (Limited), 1978. Photograph, edition 1 of 5, 13 3/4 x 19 11/16 in. (35 x 50 cm). Courtesy Alejandra Von Hartz Gallery. ©Marie Orensanz.

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In this provocative performance-lecture, beloved Mexican artist Astrid Hadad explores the relationship between her work and Mexican culture and politics. Known for over-the-top costumes and fusing Mexican and Latin music into a genre she calls "Heavy Nopal," Hadad skewers Mexican hypocrisy, machismo, and corruption from a cheeky feminist perspective. For this program, Hadad recontextualizes. Click here for more information.

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November 29, 2017 07:30 PM — November 29, 2017 09:30 PM


West LA & Valley





Hammer Museum — Website


10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

Associated Exhibition

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985