Hector Canonge
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  • New York, NY
  • United States

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"CONeKTOR - the artist as collaborator, explorer, and catalyst for public action - Krakow, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, and Prague."
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Hector Canonge completes "TROTAMUNDOS" a live art project that took him through various countries in Europe “IMPERFECT” Performance for Preavis des Desordre Urbain at la Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France.October 30th, 2013 (Helsinki, Finland) -After two months of traveling through various European countries, Hector Canonge has completed the long journey of his project “TROTAMUNDOS”. In early September, Canonge embarked on a journey that took him from the Mediterranean coast to the shores of the Baltic Sea.  As he moved from one country to another, and from one city to his next destination, the project took its own form as presentations, performances, public interventions and exhibitions started to take place.  In the process, Canonge met with local artists,  visited art spaces,…See More
Nov 13, 2013
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"PERFORMANCE + PRAXIS: Accionando Realidades Vol. 1 South America: Bolivia > Argentina"
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"MY FIRST MEAL WITH YOU IN NYC. 02-09-2013 at Grace Exhibition Space, NYC."
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ARTerial Performance Lab presents Incursión I: FANTOMS at Casona Santivañez, Cbba-Bolivia

November 26, 2012 from 7:30pm to 9pm
ARTerial Performance Lab (APEL) Incursión I: FANTOMS Arte de Acción & Performance, 2012Hector Canonge with APEL's first members: Luis Flores, Cristhyan Marquez y Michelle Nogales.Loosely based on the history and traditions of Casona Santivañez located in Cbba-Bolivia, ARTerial Performance Lab presents its first public action, FANTOMS, an evocative exploration of time and memory through the incursion in the physical environment of the Casona, a well known, museum and cultural center.APEL -Incursión I: FANTOMS presents the possible collision of social, economic and intellectual views personified allegorically by four characters (entities) that inhabit the realms of the establishment. Sightings, manifestations and relations are created among the four characters (knowledge, creativity, labor, and…See More
Nov 21, 2012
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"Getting ready to launch the ARTerial Performance Lab (APEL) and its many actions in South America."
Nov 21, 2012
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"Since last June I've been living and doing projects in South America."
Nov 13, 2012

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Performance Discipline
Interdisciplinary Performance Artist
Hector Canonge is an interdisciplinary artist whose works incorporates the use of New-media technologies, physical environments, cinematic and performative narratives. In his work he explores and treats issues related to construction of idendity, gender roles, and the politics of migration. His performances mediate movement, endurance, and ritualistic processes as well as the interaction with the public.

Canonge's performance art work has been presented at Topaz Dance and Gallery Space, Queens Museum of Art, Bronx Museum, Panoply Performance Laboratory, Surreal Estate, IATI, Crossing Art Gallery, Y Gallery, Cadwell College, and Grace Exhibition Space among others. He organizes the seasonal performance art festival ITINERANT, and curates the monthly program A-Lab Forum at Crossing Art Gallery.
More info: www.hectorcanonge.net

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Posted on November 13, 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Hector Canonge completes "TROTAMUNDOS" a live art project that took him through various countries in Europe…



Posted on March 29, 2012 at 2:34am 0 Comments

QMAD, Queens Media Arts Development, launches ITINERANT, a citywide festival for Contemporary Performance Art to be hosted at various venues in the five boroughs of New York City. ITINERANT starts its five week program at GRACE EXHIBITION SPACE in Brooklyn on Friday, March 30th, featuring the work of local, national and international performance artists.…


CLANDESTINO: World Migrant

Posted on December 20, 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

In observance of International Migrants Day, artist, Hector Canonge, invited the general public to symbolically occupy the world by joining him for the presentation of CLANDESTINO: World Migrant on Sunday, December 18th, 2011.  The two-hour public intervention and performance art event took place around the UNISPHERE, the monumental steel structure, located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, New York.…


BLANCO at Conference of Work: Operations and Participations

Posted on November 11, 2011 at 8:14pm 0 Comments

BLANCO, Spanish for "target," is a performance treating the indiscriminate treatment of people based on racial, gender and migrant status profiling.

Saturday, November 12, 10 PM as part of the Conference of Work: Operations and Participations organized by Panoply Performance Laboratory, and presented at Grace Exhibition Space in Brooklyn.  More info: http://www.panoplylab.org/conference.html…


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