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adriana chavez [index]


adriana chavez is a queer, latinx clown with spanish, portuguese, and indigenous mexican roots. they were born in california and are currently based in las vegas, nevada. they perform a character named juan chico, inspired by their family's tender and messy men: the drinkers, the dreamers, the cheaters, and mustached karaoke singers. through juan chico, they find their culture and connect to family. through juan chico, their identity forms, and while using the lens of play, they find belonging. nostalgia, myth, metaphor, magical realism, whimsy, the ridiculous, the sacred, and the profane inspire them. They make performances, sculptural installations, and digital media that encourage empathy, compassion, imagination, and connection. adriana has performed and exhibited in multiple spaces locally, nationally and internationally.