Vero Majano

Vero majano

Vero Majano is a queer Latina artist born and raised in San Francisco's Mission District. Her works are steeped in film, performance, visual culture, and storytelling. She works to archive, curate, reinterpret, and rehistoricize Latino culture in San Francisco’s Mission District for broad audiences to tell and include complex stories of the Mission in the City’s memory and history. Her live cinema projects include archival footage, photographs, interviews, storytelling and film through a personal lens.

She has performed and her work has screened at the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Guggenheim Museum in New York and Pop-Up Magazine. She has received grants from the Rockefeller Foundation Media Fellowship, the Puffin Foundation, the San Francisco Arts Commission, the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures, and the Free History Project. In addition to her found footage work with the Caca Colectiva, Majano is a co-founder of Mission Media Archives, which collects and preserves audio and films shot in San Francisco’s Mission district during the 1970s and ’80s. She was a past resident at the Djerassi Resident Artist program and future 2019 resident at the Headlands Center for the Arts. 

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Mary Guzman, Director

MARY GUZMÁN (Director)

Mary Guzmán has directed one-person shows including Julia Jackson Children are Forever:  All Sales are Final winner of Best Non-Fiction Show Award at the United Solo Festival and Tina D’Elia’s The Rita Hayworth of this Generation which won Best of Sold Out Show and Best of at San Francisco Fringe Festival.  

Guzmán has also worked with theater companies Crowded Fire in San Francisco and Shotgun Players in Berkeley. She also recently directed Ghost Limb by Iowa Playwrights Workshop MFA Playwright Marisela Treviño Orta at Brava Theater.  

 

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About Vero Majano

Vero Majano is a queer Latina artist born and raised in San Francisco's Mission District. Her works are steeped in film, performance, visual culture, and storytelling. She works to archive, curate, reinterpret, and rehistoricize Latino culture in San Francisco’s Mission District for broad audiences to stake out complex stories of the Mission in the City’s memory and history.

Her multimedia projects often include archival footage, photographs, interviews, storytelling and film through which she aims to preserve, disseminate, and reinterpret.

photo by Kari Orvik

 
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Photo by Kari Orvik

Photo by Kari Orvik

Vero majano

Vero Majano is a queer Latina artist born and raised in San Francisco's Mission District. Her works are steeped in film, performance, visual culture, and storytelling. She works to archive, curate, reinterpret, and rehistoricize Latino culture in San Francisco’s Mission District for broad audiences to stake out complex stories of the Mission in the City’s memory and history.

Her multimedia projects often include archival footage, photographs, interviews, storytelling and film through which she aims to preserve, disseminate, and reinterpret.

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Mary Guzman, Director

MARY GUZMÁN (Director)

Mary Guzmán was selected for  Directors Lab West 2018; an intensive created to inspire the future of the American Theatre hosted by Pasadena Playhouse.  She recently directed: Skyler Cooper’s  Living Proof ; part of the critically acclaimed show Participants at Theatre First and Ghost Limb by Iowa Playwrights Workshop MFA Playwright Marisela Treviño Orta at Brava Theater.  Guzmán has worked with theater companies: Crowded Fire in San Francisco directing Enrique Urueta’s Forever Never Comes and Shotgun Players, Berkeley, directing Eric Coble’s Bright Ideas.  A directing highlight was Enrique Urueta’s award winning Learn to be Latina at Impact Theatre, Berkeley, which was bestowed with Best Ensemble Casts in a ComedyBest Ensemble and Best Play.  Guzmán has directed one-person shows like Julia Jackson Children are Forever:  All Sales are Final winner of Best Non-Fiction Show Award at the United Solo Festival and Tina D’Elia’s The Rita Hayworth of this Generation which won Best of Sold Out Show and Best of at San Francisco Fringe Festival.  Currently Guzmán is in development with award winner Vero Majnao on her new piece Remember Los Siete and with Tina D’Elia on her new play Overlooked Latin@s.