Gómez-Peña’s Mex Files: Medicine Poetry, Part 2

Portrait of Guillermo Gómez-Peña

The series Gómez-Peña’s Mex Files: Audio Art and Strange Poetry from the US/Mexico Border is a multi-lingual live radio and archived audio program by performance artist, writer, activist, and MacArthur fellow Guillermo Gómez-Peña addressing the multiple pandemics of racism, sexism, militarism, and colonialism.

Medicine Poetry 2 features texts on radical spirituality, healing (personal and social) and quantum shamanism including new material written by Gómez-Peña during Pandemia. Also features a curated music playlist of songs selected by the artist in collaboration with Lumpen Radio and Radio Nopal (Mexico City).

Produced by Charly García and Stephanie Manriquez.

Presented in partnership between Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Public Media institute, and the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art. The series is an initiative of Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40.