Feminist Pedagogical/ Conversational Performance Art

The Work of Mónica Mayer


  • Gemma Argüello Manresa Universidad de las Américas Puebla




feminism, feminist art, performance art, pedagogic projects, Mexican art


This paper shows how the early feminist pedagogical performance artworks of the Mexican artist Mónica Mayer are example of Connective Aesthetics and Conversational Art.

Author Biography

Gemma Argüello Manresa, Universidad de las Américas Puebla

Gemma Argüello Manresa is a researcher, professor and independent curator. She is researcher for the National Research System in Mexico and teaches at the Department of Philosophy at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), in which she was recently Secretary of Academic Affairs. She is co-chair of the Feminist Caucusm, Social Media Editor for the American Society for Aesthetics and Director of the Research Deparment of the School of Philosophy and Literature at UNAM. Her research focuses on Aesthetics and Politics, Feminist Philosophy, Processual and Participatory Art, and Social-engaged practices in Latin America. Her work has been published in Mexico, the United States, England, Holland, France, Italy and Spain. She has worked as an independent curator for many contemporary art museums and exhibition venues in Mexico.


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