Later this summer, spaces throughout Bushwick will be taken over by r e g i o n (e s), a radical new art series using the power of performance to explore complicated topics like community and Latin American identity. This week, we sat down with some of the folks behind the series as they prepare for this ambitious new program.


Our sincere thanks to Juan Pablo, luciana, Mariangela, Cecilia, STEFA, and all the folks working to bring r e g i o n (e s) to the community. The series will run from August 3rd through August 8th, while luciana and Mariangela’s workshops are set to begin on June 21st. You can learn more about the series and each of the artists at, or follow along on the series’s Instagram, @region_es. The current lineup includes works from:

  • Cecilia Lisa Eliceche, Leandro Nerefuh, Libidiunga Cardoso, and Oren Barnoy
  • Sylvia Palacios Whitman
  • Cecilia Lopez
  • Alberto Lugo
  • Catalina Jordan Alvarez
  • Maque Pereyra
  • Saya Afroboliviana
  • Nicolas Noreña
  • Mariangela Lopez and luciana achugar
  • Efraín Rozas
  • Mickey Perez

Want to get involved with luciana and Mariangela’s workshops, or help out with the series? You can get in touch with the team directly by emailing [email protected], or by calling or texting 347-395-1442.

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