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Via UCLM Virtual Archive of Performing Arts

Maris Bustamante

Gender:

Female

Films:

Popurrí de Superochos [Super 8 Potpourri]

  • Date produced: 1978

Profession

Artist

Biographical Notes

"Since her first happening in 1971 Maris Bustamante (*1949, Mexico) — a graduate from the Escuela Nacional de Pintura y Escultura La Esmeralda at Mexico City—began “a search for non-traditional supports” or what she called “non-objective art.” In 1977, with three male artists, she started a movement of “savage vanguard” called “No-Grupo” (No-Group). As they declared, “No-Group is a workshop of critique, of attitudes and positions.” With No-Grupo Bustamante created humored and caustic performances where gender was a major source material. In 1983, Bustamante and Mónica Mayer founded the first feminist art collective in Mexico, Polvo de Gallina Negra (Black Hen Powder)." Re.Act.Feminism Archive

Bibliographic Resources

Find more about Maris Bustamante in React Feminism