Online tour of Lorenza Böttner: Requiem for the Norm with Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez
May 24 - May 24, 2022
Please join us for an online tour of Lorenza Böttner: Requiem for the Norm on May 24, 1:00-2:00 pm EST led by artist Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez. This tour will be guided in both English and Spanish moving between both languages and will focus on several pieces in the exhibition. This program is free and is open to anyone interested in learning more about the exhibition and participating in a conversation-based experience. Auto-captions in English will be provided via zoom, and images will be described. Additional access requests can be made by contacting email@example.com up to one week before the tour.
Christopher Núñez (b. Costa Rica, of Nicaragua and Garifuna descent) Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez is a Visually Impaired choreographer, dramaturg, educator and Disability advocate based in NYC. Núñez is a Princeton University Arts Fellow 2022-2024, a Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art Fellow and is a two-time recipient of the Emergency Grant by Foundation for Contemporary Arts. His performances have been presented by The Joyce Theater, The Brooklyn Museum-The Immigrant Artist Biennale, The Kitchen, Danspace Project, Movement Research at The Judson Church, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, CUE Art Foundation, Battery Dance Festival, Performance Mix Festival and Dixon Place, among others. His work has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, The Brooklyn Rail, The Dance Enthusiast and The Archive: The Leslie-Lohman Museum bi-annual journal. He has held residencies at Danspace Project, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), The Kitchen, Movement Research, Center for Performance Research, New Dance Alliance and Battery Dance Studios. As a performer, his most recent collaboration include “Dressing Up for Civil Rights” by William Pope L, presented at MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art. Núñez was invited by the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs to share his story as a disabled and formally undocumented immigrant choreographer during Immigrant Heritage Week.