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Number of results found for "Mujeres Creando" : 12
Location: Performed in La Paz, Bolivia, in the late 1990s.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of an ‘acción’ performed inside of a State Judiciary building in La Paz, Bolivia. Mujeres Creando filled the building’s hall with pieces of paper, to demand an actual and functional justice for all the cases of rape and murders against women. Considering that the notion of ‘justice’ seems to be reduced to meaningless paperwork that does not solve anything, Mujeres Cr...
Location: Performed in La Paz, Bolivia, in the late 1990s.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of an ‘acción’ performed in a public square in La Paz, Bolivia. Using a blood-colored liquid and the presence of young women, Mujeres Creando invites the passers-by to reflect upon the lives lost in the constant struggle for political power, and reminds them that women are one of the main victims of a political system that allows institutional gendered violence. Ques...
Location: Performed in La Paz, Bolivia, in the late 1990s.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of an ‘acción’ performed in a public square in La Paz, Bolivia. Mujeres Creando’s proposal considers that ‘the street is the space where we make sense, where be become full of meaning;’ thus, the streets are the most important stage to perform political gestures and to enact political actions. Through the simple but powerful act of setting a dining table in the middl...
Location: Performed in La Paz, Bolivia, in the late 1990s.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of an ‘acción’ performed in the streets of La Paz, Bolivia. Two women walk carrying a mirror and Barbie dolls, inviting women to question the beauty patterns imposed by a patriarchal and neo-colonial society. At the public square, a group of women struggle with the mirrors, the Barbie dolls, and colored ribbons that tie and constrain them. Finally, they free themselv...
Location: Performed in La Paz, Bolivia, in the late 1990s.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of two ‘acciones’ performed to reclaim sovereignty in the political decisions taken by native communities in Bolivia. In the first part, a young woman’s speech ironically reinstates what is socially expected from women, at the same time that it suggests the possibility of building a non-profit organization lead by local women. In the second part, Mujeres Creando prop...
Location: Performed in La Paz, Bolivia, in the late 1990s.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of an ‘acción’ performed in a public square in La Paz, Bolivia. Working with the universally consumed product from the Andes, a group of women peel potatoes, while they talk about their desire for equal opportunity of work for women and men, and better conditions for jobs that could also feed their dreams and hopes. In this acción, Mujeres Creando worked in collabora...
Location: Performed in La Paz, Bolivia, in the late 1990s.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of an ‘acción’ performed at the entrance of a mall in La Paz, Bolivia. When women dressed in traditional indigenous Aymara clothing approach to white women to offer them Mujeres Creando’s pink ribbons, some of those women do not know how to react – some of them think that the indigenous women are selling something, or begging, and some of them ignore their indigenous...
Location: Performed in La Paz, Bolivia, in the late 1990s.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of two ‘acciones’ performed in-between the realms of the private and the public in La Paz, Bolivia. In the first part, an indigenous woman speaks while she undoes her braids and brushes her hair. She speaks about her sexuality, and claims that she is ‘una chola diferente, una chola libre’ (‘a different chola, a free chola’). In the second part, Julieta Paredes and Ma...
Alt Title(s): María Galindo
Location: Interviewed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 9, 2007, as part of the Sixth Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Corpolíticas en las Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas : formations of race, class and gender.
Synopsis: Interview with María Galindo of Mujeres Creando, conducted by Diana Taylor as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Américas: Formaciones de Raza, Clase y Género / Body Politics in the Americas: Formations of Race, Class and Gender (http://hemi.nyu.edu/eng/semi...
Alt Title(s): Verbo hecho carne, carne sin verbo, Word made flesh, wordless flesh
Location: Performed at Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 11, 2007, as part of the Sixth Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Corpolíticas en las Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas : formations of race, class and gender.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Mujeres Creandos presentation Verbo hecho carne, carne sin verbo (Words Made Flesh, Wordless Flesh), performed as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Américas: Formaciones de Raza, Clase y Género / Body Politics in the Americas: Formati...
Alt Title(s): Julieta Paredes
Collection Title(s): Hemispheric Institute archive
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in New York City on April 8, 2010.
Synopsis: Interview with Julieta Paredes, conducted by Marcial Godoy-Anativia, Associate Director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. In this interview, Julieta Paredes underlines the centrality of a communal spirit in her work, stating that when she speaks, her voice is a resonance of the voice of her ‘compañeras.’ She questions Western notions of what ‘performance’ is, claiming that...
Collection Title(s): Hemispheric Institute archive
Location: Performed at the Performance Studies Department of New York University in New York City on April 5, 2010.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of Julieta Paredes’ talk/performance/no-performance entitled ‘Hilando fino desde el feminismo comunitario,’ presented as part of the CLACS Research Colloquium Series ‘Decolonization in the Andes: Contemporary Debates and Transformations,’ co-organized by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics and the Department of Performance Studies at NYU. Julieta Pa...