Works Progress Austin: Casta by Adrienne Dawes
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Casta is an intimate multi-lingual performance featuring music, puppetry, and dance.
Casta is inspired by a series of casta paintings by Miguel Cabrera. Casta paintings were a unique form of portraiture that grew in popularity over the 18th century in Nueva España/colonial Mexico. The paintings depicted different racial mixtures arranged according to a hierarchy defined by Spanish elites. When a lowly apprentice is commissioned to paint a casta series for a wealthy patron, he tries to conform his work to a set hierarchy. The images revolt, illuminating a complex portrait ofView more
5305 Bolm Rd #12, Austin, TX 78721
Parking lot with accessible space available. Street parking available.
The building is ADA compliant with accessible walkways and bathrooms.
The building is ADA compliant with accessible walkways and bathrooms.View less