Artemisa Clark: La clase de dibujo libre/Free Drawing Class (2000-2004/2017)
Los Angeles-based performance and installation artist Artemisa Clark reinterpreted Ema Villanueva's provocative Mexico City street actions from the early 21st century.

La clase de dibujo libre/Free Drawing Class was a series of life drawing classes in public plazas. During these performances, Villanueva posed as the nude model while simultaneously engaging in discussions with attendees about contemporary issues such as feminism and social justice—using the objectification of her own body as a means to bring attention to pressing topics of the day.

Artemisa Clark's reperformance considered Villanueva's prior actions and offered another interpretation of the traditional role of "the model."
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