Venezuela / Canada
Julian Higuerey Núñez is a visual and performance artist from Caracas, Venezuela. Since 2004, his performance work has been presented in Mexico, Poland, Colombia and Venezuela. His work in photography, video, printmaking and installation has been exhibited in Sweden, Cuba and Venezuela. He’s member of the Laboratorio Digital de Musica (digital music lab) and has composed music for chamber ensembles and contemporary dance. Using a pseudo-scientific approach, his work deals with time, transit and the everyday.
On Escapist Action: Performance in Recession
Essay by Laura Paolini about the 2009 series, Escapist Action: Performance in Recession.
“Globally, from bombings to political scandals and massive natural disasters, to the weakening dollar, crash of the housing market and global recession, the last ten years have been the bleakest in history (according to some).”