Mariana Marroquin

In Performance: PIG at X Initiative (NYC)

PIG 7pm – January 28, 2010 X INITIATIVE 548 West 22nd Street New York, NY 10011 T: 917-697-4886 E: info@x-initiative.org Wu Ingrid Tsang, Zackary Drucker, and Mariana Marroquin with a video by Rhys Ernst Addressing notions of misinformation and revolutionary impulses, PIG is a performance that stages a meeting of politically involved “girls.” This multimedia work places the trio of Zackary Drucker, Mariana Marroquin, and Wu Ingrid Tsang within a dialog about contemporary trans politics as it relates to the history of civil rights movements. Inspired by non-hierarchical forms of social gathering, PIG uses tropes of consciousness-raising and group therapy to explore language, identity, agency, and the societal construction of trans as a “monstrous biological joke.”