Gómez-Peña’s Mex Files: Poetic Jams and Songs from 2000-2017, Part 1

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.

This first episode of Gómez-Peña’s Mex Files is a selection of his audio art ‘Poetic Jams and Songs from 2000-2017’ with Mexican composer Guillermo Galindo (Galindog) and iconic Rock en Español and rap producer Greg Landau.

Edited by Charly García and Stephanie Manriquez
Technical support by Lady Monster

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.