March is a journal of art & strategy.

Beatriz E. Balanta

Beatriz E. Balanta (PhD, Duke University) is interested in the intersection between visual culture, politics, and definitions of freedom. She is also curious about contemporary theorizations and art practices from the Global South. She is the founder and director of BlackGround Lab in Cali, Colombia.

Insurgent Political Theater: Subjects-in-Revolt in Colombia and Palestine

Given that protests are multivalent and culturally specific, we ask: What were the political and, more importantly, the sentimental objectives of performances staged by subjects-in-revolt in Colombia and Palestine in spring 2021?