Performing water rights on cochiti dam

artistic performance opens up questions about water rights and social justice

Anthropology News. Special Issue on Water. March/April 2018. pp 12-15.

What roles might performance art play in addressing the complex issues around water rights and social justice form the local to the global scale? This article is a synthesis from ethnographic participation in a piece of performance art and conversations with Shinnecock artist Courtney Leonard and Irish artist Anna Macleod based on their collaborative work, Walking Cochiti Dam performed in New Mexico on April 10, 2017.

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