Guillermo Gómez-Peña returns to Chicago for his first LIVE and in-person performance since lockdown began. This new solo performance monologue features new writing responding to the multiple pandemias including rantings and confessions. This one-night event is presented in dialog with his ongoing experimental radio program presented by Public Media Institute Gómez-Peña’s Mex Files: Audio Art & Strange Poetry from the US/Mexico Border (1985–2021) and the exhibition at the Jane Addams Hull-House Gómez-Peña’s Casa Museo: A living Archive and Museum. (September 9, 2021—May 29, 2022).
Featuring a cameo by conceptual artist, performer and storyteller Robin LaVerne Wilson aka DRAGONFLY
Mex Files LIVE: The Pandemia Chronicles is presented by Jane Addams Hull-House Museum in partnership with the School of Theater and Music, College of Architecture, Design and the Arts, University of Illinois Chicago.