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January 2018

En Cuatro Patas: The Formaldehyde Trip

January 20, 2018 • 7:30 pm PST
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One event on January 20, 2018 at 9:30 pm

The Broad museum, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, 90012 United States
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Written and directed by Mexico City artist Naomi Rincón Gallardo, The Formaldehyde Trip is a cycle of songs and videos dedicated to murdered Mixtec activist Alberta “Bety” Cariño, performed live with crafty and ornate props, and echoes from Mexican B-side Sci-Fi films of the 60s and 70s. The work imagines Bety Cariño’s journey through the underworld where she encounters women warriors, witches and widows, the dual-gendered goddess of death and animals preparing her rebirth party. An axolotl (Mexican salamander) in formaldehyde is the…

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