Performances & Projects 2022-23

Unlocking the Cages of Captivity While Sitting on a Park Bench is a durational performance, site-specific installation, created by performance artist George Emilio Sanchez and Patty Ortiz.  The piece, produced by More Art Inc. explores the intersection and interplay between our dreams and the realities of our existence.  This collaborative performance installation is intended as a companion work to Fred Wilson’s Mind Forged Manacles on public display in Columbus Park, located at Borough Hall, Brooklyn.  Unlocking the Cages of Captivity While Sitting on a Park Bench will be performed in a 2-hour alternating sequence of live performance and projected images in acknowledgement of Indigenous Peoples Day.


October 12, 2022 5 to 7 pm

George Emilio Sanchez & Patty Ortiz

unlocking the cages of captivity while sitting on a park bench

A durational performance with video projections

Columbus Park, Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

In the Court of the Conqueror is the first collaboration between Patty Ortiz and George Emilio Sanchez. The work featured a Sanchez original text and performance with Ortiz's video projections. In the Court of the Conqueror weaves together Sanchez's story of his indigenous ancestry with the history of American sovereignty. The work is currently traveling throughout the US.

November 19, 2022

Alden Theater, VA


November 5, 6 2022

Su Teatro, Denver, CO

May 13, 2022, 6pm

First American Museum, OK

April 21, 22, 2022,

Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College NH

March 4 - 10, 2022 6 pm

Abrons Art Center, NY