Desde el Futuro: El Archivo Lemebel
Contribution to Book
Estudios Hispánicos: Memorias Disidentes en las Literaturas y Culturas Hispánicas
Jorge Luis Peralta and Łukasz Smuga
University of Wroclaw (Poland)
Latin American Studies
The reflection on Pedro Lemebel’s work and public persona has been rigorous and exhaustive. Critics have analyzed his narrative, his work on radio, performances, political and media activism (Blanco 2004, 2017, 2020, Blanco y Poblete 2010, Poblete 2018, Bianchi 2018, Martínez 2021). However, not much have been written about the documentaries Pedro Lemebel. Corazón en Fuga (Quense, 2008) and Lemebel (Reposi, 2019). The goal of this article is to reflect on both films as testimonial exercises to preserve the artist-self. The paper explores this notion of self-archiving: that of documenting the future with a clear awareness of mortality and oeuvre.
Blanco, Fernando A., "Desde el Futuro: El Archivo Lemebel" (2021). Faculty Contributions to Books. 251.