Patricia Ruiz-Bayon is active/lives in Texas / Mexico. Patricia RuizBayon is known for immigration theme performance art.
Biography Patricia Ruiz-Bayon
The following text is excerpted from the "Art and Leisure" section of The New York Times, January 5, 2014, p. 14.
"A Vale of Terror, Transcended-Artists Explore Life along the United States-Mexico Border" by Laura Tillman
MATAMOROS, Mexico — The artist Patricia Ruiz-Bayón recently met with three migrants in a shelter in this ravaged border city and invited them to take part in one of her performance works. The piece, 70+2..., commemorated an act of extreme brutality that continues to traumatize the region: a 2010 massacre of 72 migrants in nearby San Fernando that the Mexican authorities say was carried out by the Zetas criminal gang.
Like the slain migrants, who were pulled from buses and shot, Ms.
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