cockroach on artistic wall

del corazón nace el enjambre

Conceived and Directed by Erica Patricia Saucedo 

del corazón nace el enjambre is a virtual retelling of the tale(s) of la cucaracha. Activating the cockroach as a time-traveling hemispheric avatar, this practice interweaves stories of self-metamorphosis, resistance and revolution to wonder how attuning to a theoretical brown commons might expand possibilities of freedom.

As the third installment of an iterative performance practice, this performance project both lives inside of and creates a digital ofrenda, which collects dance, text, images and objects to bring forth a feminist, queer offering for the future.


Erica Patricia Saucedo is a movement artist, educator and scholar based in Austin, Texas. A current M.F.A. in Dance candidate at The University of Texas at Austin, Saucedo's research is a curious exploration and celebration of brownness. By crafting practices of (re)embodiment, Saucedo strives to find ways to interrogate and reframe static notions of race, gender, sexuality and physical ability embedded in popular narratives of the Americás.


Performances of del corazón nace el enjambre will take place virtually the week of March 22-28, 2021.
Dates and times for performances will be released soon. 


Tickets for del corazón nace el enjambre are available at pay-what-you-can pricing, with a minimum cost of $5.00. Once you have completed your ticket purchase, you will receive an email with additional information regarding your selected performance. Prior to the event, you will receive an access code via email to view the stream. This access code is your virtual "ticket" to the performance. If you experience any issues with your access code or have additional questions regarding ticketing, please contact us here. Please note that your access code will come in a separate email from your donation receipt. 


Please note that access codes will be sent out in a separate email from the purchase receipt prior to performances March 22-28, 2021. 

Titles, dates, artists and venues are subject to change. 

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