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Manuel Gabriel Tzoc Bucup 




About the artist

Manuel Tzoc Bucup is a queer maya k'iche' poet, visual, and performance artist from Iximulew (Guatemala). Their work is intersectional, using poetic language and visual art to explore social realities, focusing on gender, identity, the body, origins, memory, language, image, object, sexual dissidence, and all possible combinations of these. They are self-taught. In addition to self-published poetic objects, they have published a number of books in alternative presses, and their texts have appeared in literary magazines and anthologies throughout Abya Yala. Further, they have presented their visual art in galleries and contemporary art shows locally and internationally.

2017-2020, Silla En Blanco y Negro, Video performance, Duration: 3’. min., 5’ max.