Jun 12th 2021

Marcela Torres: Fire Drilling

@ DePaul Art Museum


Opening Saturday, June 12th, at 4PM

In conjunction with LatinXAmerican, Marcela Torres performs world-in-the-song as part of Fire Drilling, an ongoing performance project that explores tobacco’s relationship to Latinidad and how western ideologies of capitalism transformed the resource of enlightenment into enslavement, displacement, illness, and diaspora. world-in-the-song focuses on original preparations of the master plant, centered on Indigenous cosmologies through tobacco pastes, snuff, and juices.

In addition to streaming this event virtually, we will have 10 tickets available for those who wish to attend in person. To reserve a spot please email artmuseum@depaul.edu by June 9.

This program is generously supported by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.



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