Roberto Sifuentes is an interdisciplinary performance artist and educator. Sifuente’s recent projects include: #exsanguination, a collaboration with new media artist jonCates and Aram Han Sifuentes (2016-2019); “Reculmulations: Digital Avatars and Performance objects” A collaboration with digital artist Claudia Hart and composer Edmund Campion (Black and White Gallery NYC).
As, co-founder of the San Francisco based performance troupe La Pocha Nostra. He has performed and conducted workshops with La Pocha across the US, Canada, Europe and Latin America. Sifuentes has co-authored two books with Guilermo Gomez-Peña; most recently “Exercises for Rebel Artists: Radical Performance Pedagogy” Routledge 2011. As a performance pedagogue, he has been Artistic Director of the Trinity College/La MaMa Performing Arts Program NYC. Sifuentes is currently Professor of performance at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Roberto was supported in his residency with thanks to the Asian Cultural Council.