Private Project


Éxtasis is an experimental documentation of the performance with the same title by the artist and director Mena Guerrero. In this performance, the artist explores the possibility of experiencing an ecstatic state through performative action and art while inviting the public to take part in it. This work seeks to be a hybrid between video-art, film and performance documentation.

  • Mena Guerrero
  • María Alejandra Zamora Peñate
  • Charlie Quezada
    DoP and Camera 1
  • Julio Hernández
    Camera 2
  • Manuel Penados Ramírez
  • Manuel Penados Ramírez
    Sound Mixer
  • Manuel Penados Ramírez
    Sound Recordist
  • Marié Serra
    Graphic Design
  • Marié Serra
    Fixed Photography
  • Manuel Penados Ramírez
    Color Grading
  • Raúl Zamarripa
    Technical and Sound Assistance
  • Mena Guerrero
  • Mena Guerrero
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  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    video performance, art film, avantgarde, experimental documentary, video
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 26, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Mena Guerrero

Mena Guerrero (1996) is an artist based in Antigua Guatemala. She works transdisciplinarily and is interested in art based research. Her works has been shown in Guatemala and Jakarta. She won the first Galería Abierta 2022 of the Municipality of Guatemala and received the Beca Flotador 2022 of Teorética Costa Rica.

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Director Statement

Mena Guerrero is experimental by nature. She is interested in the transformative potentialities of art and creativity. Her work explores topics such as corporality, sexuality, erotism, vulnerability, religion and spirituality and the feminine. At the center of her practice is a deep sense of infinite play and curiosity.