Brandenburg Gate: The American Hits (an informal concert of song and political speech)

Mireya Lucio performs an episodic timeline of US presidential visits and foreign celebrity presence in Berlin, along with renditions of number-one Billboard Chart hits of the day. Fact and reenactment are juxtaposed with pop metaphor and speculation in an act of historical tourism that is part lecture, part political assembly, and part rock concert.

Performed at PAM Residencies (September 2015) and as a visiting artist at Otis College of Art and Design (March 2016)

Documentation: Brian Getnick