En Parábola / Conversations on Tragedy

Presentada como parte de la residencia “La Espectacular” en la galería Diagonal en Santurce, Puerto Rico , 12 de julio de 2018 / Presented as part of the “La Espectacular” residency at Diagonal in Santurce, Puerto Rico on July, 2018.


En Parábola es un proyecto de teatro, video e instalación que busca contextualizar tragedias griegas al presente social y cotidiano de Puerto Rico a través de conversaciones entre la artista y su madre.

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En Parábola is a theatre , video and installation project that contextualizes Greek tragedies within the present social and quotidian life in Puerto Rico. Based on conversations with my mother as we discuss a selection of tragedies , En Parábola aims to reconstruct a fragmented portrait of Puerto Rican history and quotidian life through my mother’s perspective, creating a performance that blurs the lines between fiction, traditional narrative and reality, and that utilizes dialogue and the performative voice as means to redefine how we remember our past, understand the present, and how we utilize our individual and collective histories in order to prepare for the future.


Thanks to La Espectacular , National Endowment of the Arts, Galería Diagonal, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña y Northwestern University.

Photos by Supakid and Eduardo González