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Alt Title(s): Politics of Passion
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 13, 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...
Alt Title(s): Diana Taylor
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on October 2, 2002.
Synopsis: Interview with Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, conducted by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of bo...
Alt Title(s): Pancho López
Location: Recorded in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, on August 12, 2011.
Synopsis: In this interview, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Pancho López talks about his beginnings and his experience in the field of performance art in Mexico. He describes the composition of his performances, and the metaphorical suggestions that they entail. He also discusses the reactions of the audience with regards his performan...
Alt Title(s): Interview with the Colorado sisters (Coatlicue Theater), Colorado sisters interview
Location: Interviewed as part of the Spectacles of Religiosities Seminar, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York University, July 5-12, 2003.
Synopsis: Interview with Hortencia and Elvira Colorado, of Coatlicue Theater Company, conducted by Diana Taylor during the 4th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in July of 2003 in New York, United States under the title Spectacles of Religiosities. Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists are fo...
Alt Title(s): Jill Lane
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on October 4, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with Jill Lane, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of academ...
Alt Title(s): Teddy Cruz
Location: Recorded at the Universidad Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia, on August 26, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: Interview with Teddy Cruz, conducted by Diana Taylor, during 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.' In this interview, Teddy Cruz talks about his take on how his particular performance-related work makes a political intervention in the public sphe...
Alt Title(s): Leda Martins
Location: Filmed in San José, Costa Rica, on May 26, 2011.
Synopsis: Interview with Leda Martins, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of aca...
Alt Title(s): Anabelle Contreras Castro
Location: Filmed in San José, Costa Rica, on May 26, 2011.
Synopsis: Interview with Anabelle Contreras Castro, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a...
Alt Title(s): Catherine Cole
Synopsis: Interview with Catherine Cole, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of a...
Alt Title(s): Jesús Martín Barbero
Location: Recorded in New York City, USA, in 2002.
Synopsis: Interview with Jesús Martín Barbero, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a fiel...
Alt Title(s): Petrona de la Cruz Cruz
Location: Recorded in San José, Costa Rica, on May 29, 2011.
Synopsis: In this interview, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Petrona de la Cruz Cruz talks about her beginnings in the fields of acting and writing, as well as her understanding of the role of performing art both in her life and in society. She highlights the adverse circumstances that she had to deal with, because of the fact of being ...
Alt Title(s): Rossana Reguillo: 'Políticas de la Pasión', Políticas de la Pasión
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute in New York City on December 12, 2011.
Synopsis: Interview with Rossana Reguillo, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. In this interview, Professor Reguillo speaks about how fear, interplaying with other emotions like anger and hope, is structurally used by different governments to shape politics of passions. She maps recent historical events to analyze how state authorities cont...
Alt Title(s): Rossana Reguillo
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute in New York City on December 12, 2011.
Synopsis: Interview with Rossana Reguillo, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of...
Alt Title(s): Jesusa Rodríguez: On a Mesoamerican Acting Technique - Malinche, On a Mesoamerican Acting Technique - Malinche
Location: Recorded in Mexico on June 4, 1999.
Synopsis: Interview with Jesusa Rodríguez, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. In this interview, Jesusa Rodríguez discusses the possibility of developing a non-Western, Mesoamerican acting technique, based in a pre-Hispanic conception of the human being, which understands the body in a conjunction of mind and spirit. Jesusa Rodríguez follo...
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...
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): Interview with Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya (FOMMA)
Location: Interviewed as part of the Spectacles of Religiosities Seminar, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York University, July 5-12, 2003.
Synopsis: Interview with Petrona de la Cruz and Isabel Juárez Espinosa of FOMMA (Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya) conducted by Diana Taylor during the 4th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in July of 2003 in New York, United States under the title Spectacles of Religiosities. Petrona de la Cruz and Isabel Juárez Espinosa are Mayan Indian playwrights and actresses fro...
Alt Title(s): Gisela Cánepa Koch
Location: Interviewed in Lima, Peru, in July 2002, as part of the Third Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Globalization, Migration and the Public Sphere.
Synopsis: Interview with Dr. Gisela Cánepa Koch conducted by Diana Taylor during the 3rd Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in July of 2002 in Lima, Peru under the title Globalization, Migration and the Public Sphere. Dr. Koch is a Professor of Anthropology in the Social Studies Department at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú where she also co-chairs the T...
Alt Title(s): Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on December 19, 2001.
Synopsis: Interview with Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of bo...
Alt Title(s): José Muñoz
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, in October 2002.
Synopsis: Interview with José Muñoz, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of acade...
Alt Title(s): Barbara Browning
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on October 2, 2002.
Synopsis: Interview with Barbara Browning, conducted by Diana Taylor, director and founder of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field...
Alt Title(s): Ann Pellegrini
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on September 27, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with Ann Pellegrini, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of a...
Alt Title(s): Tavia Nyong'o
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on October 3, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with Tavia Nyong'o, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of ac...
Alt Title(s): Rebecca Schneider
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on November 9, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with Rebecca Schneider, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field o...
Alt Title(s): Tracy Davis
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on November 9, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with Tracy Davis, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of acad...
Alt Title(s): W. B. Worthen
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on November 9, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with W. B. Worthen, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of ac...
Alt Title(s): Holly Hughes
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on November 10, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with Holly Hughes, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of aca...
Alt Title(s): Vicky Holt Takamine, Jamaica Osorio
Location: Recorded in Bogotá, Colombia, on August 29, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: Interview with Vicky Holt Takamine and Jamaica Osorio, conducted by Diana Taylor, during 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.' In this interview, Vicky Holt Takamine and Jamaica Osorio talk about their take on how their particular performance-rel...
Alt Title(s): Antonio Prieto Stambaugh
Location: Filmed in San José, Costa Rica, on May 29, 2011.
Synopsis: Interview with Antonio Prieto Stambaugh, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a ...
Alt Title(s): Sue-Ellen Case
Synopsis: Interview with Sue-Ellen Case, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of ac...
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York City on October 24, 2012.
Synopsis: Interview with Miguel Rubio Zapata, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. In this interview, Miguel Rubio talks about creación colectiva (collective creation) in Latin America. He points out that creación colectiva is not a theater method, but an attitude that emerged from the stage as a rebellion against the socio-political crises ...
Collection Title(s): Yuyachkani collection
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York City on October 24, 2012.
Synopsis: Miguel Rubio Zapata is a director, theater researcher, and founding member of Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani. His most recent directions include: Con-cierto Olvido (2010); El último ensayo (2008); Sin Título-técnica mixta (2004); Hecho en Perú-Vitrinas para un Museo de la Memoria (2001). He is also author of Raíces y semillas: Maestros y caminos del teatro en América Latina (2011), Notas sobre el teat...
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute in New York City, on Nov. 18, 2011.
Synopsis: Interview with Soledad Falabella, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question "What is Performance Studies?" The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field o...
Location: Opening remarks given in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 7, 2000, as part of the First Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar and Conference, titled "Performance and Politics in the Americas".
Synopsis: The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics held its first Encuentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2-15, 2000. Participants included artists, scholars, graduate students, and activists. This eclectic and culturally diverse group, from countries throughout the Americas, captured the spirit of Encuentros: to provide a forum that encourages an interdisciplinary exploration of the relatio...
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...
Alt Title(s): Protest cabaret of U.S. and Latin American artists
Synopsis: The Anti-Empire, Anti-War Cabaret, part of the Hemispheric Institute's 2003 Spectacles of Religiosities seminar was envisioned as a unified hemispheric scream, bringing together activists, artists and academics against the Bush Administration's war plans and empire building. A nearly four-hour event, more than 20 artists performed.
Location: Recorded in Montréal, Canada on June 21, 2014.
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Alt Title(s): Jesusa Rodríguez: On Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, On Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Location: Recorded at the San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, México, in August 2010.
Synopsis: Interview with Jesusa Rodríguez, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. In this interview, Jesusa Rodríguez talks about Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and her poem ‘Primero Sueño’ (‘First Dream’), a baroque work of art that condenses the genius of the 17th-century Mexican nun. She is linked through memory, history, and feminist statements...
Alt Title(s): Regina José Galindo
Location: Recorded in Guatemala on January 24, 2010.
Synopsis: Interview with Regina José Galindo, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. Regina Galindo talks about the difference of being an artist or an activist during the years of violence in Guatemala -- she reflects upon the risks involved in the artist’s work, finally stating that, in fact, any Guatemalan is at risk in their quotidian live...
Alt Title(s): Jesusa Rodríguez: On art and activism : Plantón 2006 (Mexico), On art and activism : Plantón 2006 (Mexico), Plantón 2006 (Mexico)
Location: Recorded at the San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, México, in August 2010.
Synopsis: Interview with Jesusa Rodríguez, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. In this interview, Jesusa Rodríguez talks about the relationship between her experience in theater and cabaret, and her political commitment as an activist. She considers that cabaret provides improvisation as a training tool to exercise negotiation and risk. Als...
Alt Title(s): Mapa Teatro
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in New York City on October 18, 2011.
Synopsis: Interview with Rolf Abderhalden and Heidi Abderhalden, founders and directors of Mapa Teatro, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is focused on the production, organization, theoretical conceptualization, and the experience of the project ‘Witness to the Ruins,’ created by Mapa Teatro in collaboration with former in...
Alt Title(s): Interview with Teresa Ralli (Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani), Teresa Ralli
Location: Interviewed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in July 2000, as part of the First Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar and Conference, titled "Performance and Politics in the Americas".
Synopsis: Interview with Teresa Ralli, founding member of Grupo Cultural Yuyahckani, conducted by Diana Taylor in the context of the first Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2000. Ralli discusses the role of women in Yuyachkani in the context of issues of politics and gender in Peru. Topics covered include womens role in society, the diffic...
Alt Title(s): André Lepecki
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on October 1, 2002.
Synopsis: Interview with André Lepecki, conducted by Diana Taylor, director and founder of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of...
Alt Title(s): Daphne Brooks
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on October 4, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with Daphne Brooks, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of ac...
Alt Title(s): Kay Turner
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on October 4, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with Kay Turner, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of acade...
Alt Title(s): Joseph Roach
Location: Filmed in New York, NY, on November 10, 2007.
Synopsis: Interview with Joseph Roach, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of aca...
Alt Title(s): Zeca Ligiéro
Location: Filmed in San José, Costa Rica, on May 29, 2011.
Synopsis: Interview with Zeca Ligiéro, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of aca...
Alt Title(s): Diamela Eltit, Entrevista con Diamela Eltit
Location: Filmed in New York City at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics on December 15, 2011.
Synopsis: Interview with Diamela Eltit, conducted by Diana Taylor, founding director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This interview is a part of a series curated by the Hemispheric Institute, articulated around the question 'What is Performance Studies?' The series aims to provide a multifaceted approach to the often difficult task of defining the coordinates of both a field of ac...
Alt Title(s): Jesusa Rodríguez
Location: Interviewed in Mexico City, Mexico, in Feb. 2004.
Synopsis: Mexican director, actress, playwright, performance artist, scenographer, entrepreneur, and social activist Jesusa Rodríguez moves seemingly effortlessly and with vigor across the spectrum of cultural forms, styles, and tones. Her 'espectáculos' (as both spectacles and shows) challenge traditional classification, crossing with ease generic boundaries: from elite to popular to mass, from Greek trag...
Alt Title(s): Welcome ritual for the Hemispheric Institute's Fifth Encuentro
Location: Performed at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais on Mar. 11, 2005, as part of the Hemispheric Institute's 5th Encuentro in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, entitled Performing Heritage: Contemporary Indigenous and Community-Based Practices.
Synopsis: At the opening for the 5th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute, held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and titled Performing Heritage: Contemporary Indigenous and Community-Based Practices (http://hemisphericinstitute.org/eng/seminar/brazil2005/index.html), participants were welcomed with traditional songs performed by two indigenous Brazilian groups: the Maxakalí (or Maxacalí) from Minas Gerais, and ...