Hector Canonge is an interdisciplinary artist, curator, educator, and cultural entrepreneur based in New York City. His work incorporates the use of new media technologies, cinematic narratives, Live Action Art, and Social Practice to explore and treat issues related to constructions of identity, gender roles, psychogeography, and the politics of migration. Challenging the white box settings of a gallery or a museum, or intervening directly in public spaces, his performances mediate movement, endurance, and ritualistic processes. Some of his actions and carefully choreographed performances involve collaborating with other artists and interacting with audiences. His work has been exhibited and presented in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
As cultural entrepreneur, Canonge organizes independently the annual Performance Art Festival NYC, ITINERANT. In the U.S. he is responsible for initiatives such as PERFORMEANDO, a program that focuses on featuring Hispan