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Alt Title(s): Luisa Calcumil: it's good to see ourselves in our own shadow, Es bueno mirarse en la propia sombra, Luisa Calcumil
Location: Performed at Teatro da Cidade on Mar. 12, 2005, as part of the Hemispheric Institute's 5th Encuentro in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, entitled Performing Heritage: Contemporary Indigenous and Community-Based Practices.
Synopsis: Luisa Calcumil's 1987 solo show, 'Es bueno mirarse en la propia sombra' is a plea for the preservation of Mapuche indigenous culture in the face of the homogenizing forces of globalization. The play opens with Calcumil's voice in the dark, introducing herself in the Mapuche language as 'a person of the earth.' We then see her as a grandmother singing in Mapuche and being killed by white invaders ...
Alt Title(s): Luisa Calcumil
Location: Interviewed on Mar. 16, 2005, as part of the Hemispheric Institute's 5th Encuentro in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Synopsis: Luisa Calcumil is a Mapuche actress, director and playwright from the South of Argentina (Patagonia). She began her career as an actress in 1975. After performing in twenty plays, five films and various television programs, she felt she was not represented in the roles she played. So she decided to write her own scripts: 'Hebras' and 'Es bueno mirarse en la propia sombra.' In this interview, cond...