Luis Gispert: Cheerleaders and Chonga Girls

Iris Nights Lecture Series
Lecture
Thu, Feb 1, 2018 / 6:30-8:00PM

Utilizing what he terms a “hip-hop baroque” aesthetic, Luis Gispert will discuss his interdisciplinary work that incorporates photography, sound, sculpture, and video. In 2001, Gispert began documenting Miami’s “chonga” girls in his series entitled, “Cheerleaders” and will offer insights into the genesis of his project, on display at the Cuba Is exhibit.

Speaker

Luis Gispert

Luis Gispert is a sculptor and photographer whose work often incorporates multimedia, including sound and video. He was raised in a community of Cuban exiles in Miami and has described his aesthetic as “hip-hop baroque.” In 2001, Gispert began documenting Miami’s iconic “chonga” girls in his photographic series entitled, Cheerleaders, which attracted widespread...

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