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Alt Title(s): Cabaret bizarro de Astrid Hadad, Bizarre cabaret
Location: Performed at the Auditorio León de Greiff, in Bogotá, Colombia, on August 25, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: Mexican performer Astrid Hadad presented 'Astrid Hadad’s Bizarre Cabaret' as a part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia, under the title 'Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas.' This 10-day event brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes of legacies, memories, struggles, an...
Collection Title(s): Astrid Hadad collection
Synopsis: This video documentation shows a selection of Astrid Hadad and Los Tarzanes’ songs. In ‘Heavy Nopal,’ Astrid uses Mexican iconic references, like the cactus, the rock, the pyramid, and the tequila bottle. These elements are not just scenery, but they appear also on Hadad’s own body, which so becomes a human, mobile stage, and also an altar. From the calla lilies to the extremely complex surprise-...
Collection Title(s): Astrid Hadad collection
Location: Performed in Mexico in 2000.
Synopsis: ‘Vivir muriendo’ is a cabaret-format show, where Astrid Hadad performs a direct political satire against the aftermath of Carlos Salinas de Gortari and Ernesto Zedillo’s Mexican government. Hadad’s iconic and continuously morphing clothes are an allegory of Mexican nation, condensed in her body and her powerful voice. Playing in the intertwining relationship between politics and sexuality, ‘Vivir...
Collection Title(s): Astrid Hadad collection
Location: Performed in Mexico City, Mexico, in 2001.
Synopsis: In this video documentation of Astrid Hadad 's performance 'Amores Pelos', costumed in her signature wearable art, Hadad blends popular songs and ranchero, son and bolero music and political satire with highly theatrical precision to create a genre of music she calls 'Heavy Nopal'. Her work takes on the stereotypes of Mexican culture and reframes them to comment on the forms of machismo in a vari...
Alt Title(s): Astrid Hadad
Location: Interviewed in Monterrey, Mexico, in July 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Interview with Astrid Hadad, conducted by Marlène Ramírez-Cancio during the 2nd Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2001 in Monterrey, Mexico under the title 'Memory, Atrocity and Resistance'. Astrid Hadad, singer and actress, graduated from Mexico City's Centro Universitario de Teatro. She looks to cabaret and performance to represent social,...
Alt Title(s): Cabaret bizarro de Astrid Hadad (clip editado), Bizarre cabaret (edited clip)
Location: Performed at the Auditorio León de Greiff, in Bogotá, Colombia, on August 25, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: Mexican performer Astrid Hadad presented 'Astrid Hadad’s Bizarre Cabaret' as a part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia, under the title 'Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas.' This 10-day event brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes of legacies, memories, struggles, an...
Collection Title(s): Astrid Hadad collection
Synopsis: This awarded video clip, produced independently, offers a particular reading of Astrid Hadad’s aesthetic proposal through the song ‘Corazón sangrante.’ The video clip immerses itself in the colors, sounds, and moving images of Adelitas and virgins. Hadad’s body and voice are at the center of this imagery, contrasting with landscapes that suggest links between the female body and the Mexican polit...
Location: Performed in Monterrey, Mexico, in July 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Encuentro entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Astrid Hadad's performance 'Amores Pelos' presented as a part of the 2nd Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2001 in Monterrey, Mexico under the title 'Memory, Atrocity and Resistance'. Astrid Hadad, singer and actress, graduated from Mexico City's Centro Universitario de Teatro. She looks to cabaret and performance to r...
Collection Title(s): Astrid Hadad collection
Location: Performed in Mexico in 2003.
Synopsis: In this video documentation of ‘Faxes a Rumberta,’ Astrid Hadad brings the female body at the center of the stage. Through her songs and her comments, she discusses issues such as gender identities, political authoritarianism, religious dogmatism, feudalistic systems, and female submission and male machismo. Hadad’s performance follows a narrative through the story of Rumberta, who starts as an i...
Location: Performed at the Gimnasio Moderno on April 16, 2000, as the "3a función" of the the VII Festival de Teatro de Bogotá, Colombia.
Synopsis: This video documentation of Astrid Hadad’s performance ‘La bien pagada,’ performed at the Gimnasio Moderno, as part of the VII Theater Festival of Bogota in 2000, offers a very privileged point of view to appreciate the visual components of Hadad’s work on stage. The camera captures Hadad’s props and clothes, and highlights their role as meaningful companions for songs and music. In this performa...
Location: Performed at the Community Center of La Victoria on April 18, 2000, as the "4a función" of the the VII Festival de Teatro de Bogotá, Colombia.
Synopsis: This video documentation of Astrid Hadad’s performance ‘La bien pagada,’ performed at the Community Center of La Victoria, as part of the VII Theater Festival of Bogota in 2000, offers an initial footage of the audience before entering to see the show, to grasp an idea of the importance and magnitude of this event. A mobile camera allows a perspective similar to the attendants to the show, where ...
Collection Title(s): Astrid Hadad collection
Location: Performed in New York City in 2000.
Synopsis: In 2000, New York City’s SummerStage hosted a unique concert where three powerful women offered the best of their repertoire. Astrid Hadad, Liliana Felipe, and Eugenia León performed both individually and together, in a show organized and directed by Jesusa Rodríguez. The presence of these women in Central Park, singing in Spanish, speaks about the intertwined relationship between the local and t...
Location: Performed at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City on Oct. 29, 1987.
Synopsis: 'Donna Giovanni', Jesusa Rodríguez's adaptation for the theater of Mozart and Da Ponte's opera 'Don Giovanni', is a renowned feminist rendition of the classic by Mexican theater company Divas A.C. Directed by Rodríguez and with musical direction by Alberto Cruzprieto, the play successfully toured Latin America, the United States and Europe, receiving much critical acclaim. 'Donna Giovanni' master...