Gloria Arjona

As a border performer born in El Paso and grown up in Mexico City, Dr. Gloria Arjona crossover various languages, disciplines, and music styles, to carry on an educational mission that aims to educate and entertain. During her interactive lectures, Dr. Arjona combines live music, media, traditional attire, and Tableaux Vivants (living pictures) to address racial and gender issues, and to illuminate on any Hispanic tradition. Dr. Arjona can perform solo, singing and playing acoustic guitar, or as part of a duo, trio or quartet with keyboards, bass, drums, and other performers.

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Gloria Arjona
(213) 880-4187

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Artist Work

"La Bruja" (The Witch) (2016)
This video is based on a 17th century song and dance from Oaxaca, Mexico, associated to Frida Kahlo because her mother was from this region, and because the outfit of this region is the one Frida adopted with more enthusiasm.

Interactive Lectures in China (2017)
I spent five weeks at SIAS University in China as part of a program that aimed to empower women through the arts. During the weekends, I worked with young children teaching them music and Tableaux Vivants (Living Pictures).

Interactive Lectures Teaser (2016)
Pictures and video clips of various presentations in Los Angeles and San Francisco

Performance in a Gallery in China (2017)
This is part of an interactive lecture I did in a gallery in China related to multiculturalism in the United States.