Featured in Volume 2, Issue 1 (2004): (Hide Abstracts)

About this issue
     by Israel Reyes

Introduction to Volume 2: Issue 1 of Encrucijada/Crossroads.

Orozco MEXotica: La Pocha Nostra at Dartmouth College
     by Douglas Moody and Francine A'ness

A brief description of Guillermo Gómez-Peña's site-specific performance piece, Orozco MEXotica: Guillermo Gómez-Peña Underground at Dartmouth.

Cross-contaminations: The Performance Activism and Oppositional of La Pocha Nostra
     by Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Rachel Rogers, Kari Hensley, Elaine Peña, Roberto Sifuentes and Michelle Ceballos (PDF - 217k)

When Guillermo Gómez-Peña brought Pocha Nostra to Dartmouth College, he worked with students, faculty and staff to produce Orozco MEXotica, a dynamic, interactive performance that played off the Orozco murals in Baker Library. In the following text, Gómez-Peña and his co-authors describe their performance strategy and the rationale for challenging traditional notions of how art transforms public space.

Interview with Guillermo Gómez-Peña
     by Douglas Moody

Video interview with Guillermo Gómez-Peña by Douglas Moody.

Video Graffitis: Short Videos by La Pocha Nostra
     by La Pocha Nostra

A collection of short videos from La Pocha Nostra's DVD Video Graffitis.