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Number of results found for "Teresa Hernández" : 11
Alt Title(s): Courage II
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil January 14, 2013.
Synopsis: The 8th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute sought to examine the broad intersections between urban space, performance and political/artistic action in the Americas. From the critical poetics of body art to the occupation of public space by social movements, the event invited participants to explore the borders, identities and practices through which subjectivities, hegemonies and counter-hege...
Location: Performed at Casa Aboy, San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1995.
Synopsis: Teresa Hernández is a Puerto Rican stage artist. Teresas creative projects are characterized by a consistent eschewing of traditional artistic categories. Teresas characters explore and expose the anxieties of everyday life in Puerto Rican society, transversally investigating issues of gender, class and race. Acceso controlado is a multimedia spectacle revolving around the theme of controlled acc...
Alt Title(s): Nostalgia del quinqué: una huida
Location: Performed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on May 9, 1999.
Synopsis: Teresa Hernández is a Puerto Rican stage artist. Since 1987 she has written, directed and performed contemporary theater and dance, both in Puerto Rico's commercial and experimental art scenes. Teresa's creative projects are characterized by a consistent eschewing of traditional artistic categories. Theater, dance, performance, dramatic text, movement, costumes, video and everyday objects are jux...
Alt Title(s): Heart attack
Location: Performed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 2002.
Synopsis: Teresa Hernández is a Puerto Rican stage artist. Since 1987 she has written, directed and performed contemporary theater and dance, both in Puerto Rico's commercial and experimental art scenes. Along with choreographer Viveca Vázquez, she directs and administers the Taller de Otra Cosa, Inc., a nonprofit organization committed to the development and production of experimental dance and performanc...
Alt Title(s): Película extranjera (un film puertorriqueño)
Location: Performed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1999.
Synopsis: Short film by Puerto Rican stage artist Teresa Hernández and her Producciones Teresa, no inc., in collaboration with director of photography Daniel Cotté and editor Vicente Juarbe. Puerto Rico, a Caribbean island struggling with an authentic identity crisis, torn in the in-between zone of an oblique colonialism, delusions of cosmopolitan aspirations sold by tourism advertisements, a half-baked bi...
Alt Title(s): El ser complejo o el complejo de ser, Viernes social, Miss Puerto Rico o la isla que se repite, Baile atroz y coreografía del error
Location: Presented as part of the 2nd Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics held in Monterrey, Mexico, June 2001, titled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Video documentation of the participation of Puerto Rican experimental artists Teresa Hernández and Viveca Vázquez at the 2nd Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, titled "Memory, Atrocity, and Resistance", held in Monterrey, Mexico in 2001 (www.hemisphericinstitute.org/eng/seminar/mexico/index.shtml). Long time collaborators, Vázquez and Hernández are also co-founder...
Location: Performed at Teatro Yerbabruja, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, on Dec. 7, 2006.
Synopsis: 'Nada que ver (composiciones escénicas sobre el yo)' is a multimedia one-woman piece created and performed by Teresa Hernández exploring the theme of Self. Seduced by the contradictions at play in the impossibility of speaking of 'self' without referencing an 'other,' the artist performs seven skits (divided in two acts, 'Post-infarto' and 'Parada') combining monologues, experimental dance, and v...
Alt Title(s): Teresa Hernández
Location: Interviewed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 18, 2006.
Synopsis: Teresa Hernández is a Puerto Rican stage artist. Since 1987 she has written, directed and performed contemporary theater and dance, both in Puerto Rico's commercial and experimental art scenes. Along with choreographer Viveca Vázquez, she directs and administers the Taller de Otra Cosa, Inc., a nonprofit organization committed to the development and production of experimental dance and performanc...
Alt Title(s): Tradúcelo, Can't translate
Collection Title(s): Viveca Vázquez collection
Location: Performed at the Anfiteatro Julia de Burgos Universidad de Puerto Rico, in April 1992.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Puerto Rican experimental dance performance ‘Kan’t Translate – Tradúcelo,’ choreographed by Viveca Vázquez and performed in the University of Puerto Rico. Viveca Vázquez is a choreographer, dancer, and a professor of humanities and contemporary dance for actors at the University of Puerto Rico. She presented her first work with Pisotón, the first experimental dance group of...
Collection Title(s): Viveca Vázquez collection
Location: Performed at the Anfiteatro 1-Facultad de Estudios Generales Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto Río Piedras, in March 2006.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Puerto Rican experimental dance performance ‘mAroma,’ choreographed by Viveca Vázquez, who is a choreographer, dancer, and a professor of humanities and contemporary dance for actors at the University of Puerto Rico. She presented her first work with Pisotón, the first experimental dance group of Puerto Rico and, shortly after, Taller de Otra Cosa, of which she became the f...
Alt Title(s): Esperando a Godó, Waiting for Godot
Location: Performed at University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, Puerto Rico, in 1997.
Synopsis: 'Remark that I might just as well have been in his shoes and he in mine. If chance had not willed otherwise': Pozzo's line from Samuel Beckett's 'Waiting for Godot' gives the audience clues through which to decipher the coordinates of Rosa Luisa Márquez rendition of this Theater of the Absurd masterpiece. Adapted to the Puerto Rican reality, this play places the audience onstage, witnessing the g...