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Alt Title(s): Santiasco: Urban Memory Graft
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 18, 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): Ways to Play
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 18, 2013.
Synopsis: ERRO Grupo is well-known in Brazil for the multidisciplinary urban interventionism that they have been developing since 2001. The group makes street theater and urban interventions that deal with risk, violence, and peripheral performance - inserting art into daily life as a political praxis.The 8th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute sought to examine the broad intersections between urban spa...
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): Return of the Knowing-Body
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 12, 2013.
Synopsis: Suely Rolnik is a psychoanalyst, arts/culture critic, and curator. She is Professor at the PUCP-SP (PhD in Clinical Psychology) and faculty member of the independent study program (PEI) at the Museo d’Art Contemporani in Barcelona (MacBa). She is the author of Micropolítica: Cartografías del deseo in collaboration with Félix Guattari, which has been published in seven countries.The 8th Encuentro ...
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...
Alt Title(s): Disassembling Antigone
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 14, 2013.
Synopsis: Teresa Ralli is a founding member of Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani - her main space of experimentation and creation. She is an actress and director who researches both voice and body. She is also a Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, where she received a degree in Communications and a graduate degree (for a distinguished career) in Theatre Arts.The 8th Encuentro of the Hemisphe...
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 12, 2013.
Synopsis: Tribo de Atuadores Ói Nóis Aqui Traveiz is a theater group that was founded in 1978 and was inspired by a desire for the radical renewal of theater language. Their three main areas of work are: Street Theater (born out of political protest); Experience Theater (the production of a shared experience); and artistic-pedagogical work. They have also opened up a new space for theater research: the Ter...
Alt Title(s): Corpo Insurrecto: Psycho-Magic Actions for a World Gone Wrong
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 15, 2013.
Synopsis: La Pocha Nostra is an ever-growing cross-disciplinary arts organization based in San Francisco, California with branches in Central and South America, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific. Founded in 1993 by Guillermo-Gomez-Peña, Roberto Sifuentes, and Nola Mariano in Los Angeles, its projects range from performance solos and duets to large scale multi-sensory performance installations involving p...
Alt Title(s): Poetics of Grief: Memories that Occupy the City
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 14, 2013.
Synopsis: Víctor Vich holds a doctorate in Latin American Literature from Georgetown University. In 2007, he was an invited professor at Harvard University and in 2009, he won a Guggenheim grant. He is currently coordinator of the Masters program in Cultural Studies at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and a principal researcher at the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (IEP).The 8th Encuentro of th...
Alt Title(s): Lollipop
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on 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...
Alt Title(s): Spoken World
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 17, 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 in São Paulo, Brazil on January 14, 2013.
Synopsis: Narciso Telles is director of the Colectivo da Margem. He is also Professor at the Graduate Program in Arts at the UFU and researcher at CNPq. André Carreira is director of the group Experiencia Subterranea, Professor at the Graduate Program in Theatre at UDESC, and researcher at CNPq.The 8th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute sought to examine the broad intersections between urban space, per...
Alt Title(s): Mila Baci
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 13, 2013.
Synopsis: Ex-international playboy. Airport lounge singer. Vodka drinker. Guizo La Nuit seduces with his subversive mélange of multilingual electropop poetry.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 ...
Alt Title(s): More I Dance (Endurance Performance)
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 12-19, 2013.
Synopsis: Nicolás Dumit Estévez works mainly in performance art, as well as in contexts where life and art overlap. He has exhibited and performed extensively in the U.S. as well as internationally. Born in Santiago de Lostreinta Caballeros, (Dominican Republic), Estévez currently lives and works in the South Bronx.The 8th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute sought to examine the broad intersections bet...
Alt Title(s): Mestizo Orpheus: A Brazilian Hip-Hopera
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 12, 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): Blind
Location: Performed at the Sesc Vila Mariana - Praça Externa, São Paulo, Brazil, on January 12, 2013.
Synopsis: 'Cegos,' by Desvio Coletivo and Coletivo Pi, was presented as a part of the 8th International Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This Encuentro was held in January of 2013 - the year of Hemi’s 15th anniversary - in São Paulo, Brazil, under the title CITIES | BODIES | ACTION: The Politics of Passion in the Americas. This event brought together activism, scholarship...
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 17, 2013.
Synopsis: Violeta Luna is a performance artist and activist whose work explores the relationship between theater, performance art, and community engagement. She uses her body as a territory for questioning and commenting on socio-political phenomena. Luna obtained her graduate degree in Acting from the Centro Universitario de Teatro (UNAM) and La Casa del Teatro. She is currently an associate artist in per...
Alt Title(s): Story of Doña Mariana, Turkish Princess, Cabocla Healer, and Singing Macaw: A Radio Soap Opera in Short and Long Wave
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 17, 2013.
Synopsis: Zeca Ligiéro is Associate Professor at the Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. Since 1998, he coordinates the Center for the Study of Afro-Amerindian Performances–NEPAA. He has published Corpo a corpo: estudos das performance brasileiras (2011), Performance Afro-Ameríndia (2007); Carmen Miranda: uma performance afro-brasileira (2006), and Malandro divino: a vida e a lenda de Zé Peli...
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 19, 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): Chulito
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 15, 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): Economusic: Keeping Score
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 15, 2013.
Synopsis: L. M. Bogad writes, performs, and strategizes with mischievous artists such as the Agit-Pop, Yes Men, and La Pocha Nostra. He is co-founder of the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army. His performances have dealt with topics such as the Egyptian revolution, the Haymarket Square Riot, the FBI’s COINTELPRO activities, the Pinochet coup in Chile, and global climate chaos.The 8th Encuentro of the H...
Alt Title(s): Group Theater in São Paulo and the Commodification of Culture
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 17, 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): Theory in the Machine, or, a Feminist in a Software Lab
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 15, 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: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 16, 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): Carmelita Tropicana's Cabaret à la Hemi
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): Un ser dicho, para ser el nombre, Being said, to be a name
Location: Performed at the Sesc Vila Mariana - Sala Corpo e Artes, São Paulo, Brazil, on January 16, 2013.
Synopsis: 'Un ser dicho, para ser el nombre,' by Gonzalo Rabanal, was presented as a part of the 8th International Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This Encuentro was held in January of 2013 - the year of Hemi’s 15th anniversary - in São Paulo, Brazil, under the title CITIES | BODIES | ACTION: The Politics of Passion in the Americas. This event brought together activism, ...
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 19, 2013.
Synopsis: Álvaro Villalobos (Colombia/México) holds a Master of Visual Arts from the Universidad Autónoma (México) and from the Facultad de Artes ASAB (Bogotá). His work engages social and political problems through performances, videos, installations, and photography. He is currently a professor at UNAM and UAEMéx in Mexico.Bel Borba (Brazil), known as 'The People’s Picasso,' has spread his artwork throug...
Alt Title(s): Algo en la cocina
Location: Performed at the SP Escola de Teatro, São Paulo, Brazil, on January 16, 2013.
Synopsis: 'Algo en la cocina,' by Arthur Aviles, was presented as a part of the 8th International Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This Encuentro was held in January of 2013 - the year of Hemi’s 15th anniversary - in São Paulo, Brazil, under the title CITIES | BODIES | ACTION: The Politics of Passion in the Americas. This event brought together activism, scholarship, and ...
Alt Title(s): Fragmentos de Monólogo de Culo, Dale Papito, y La Chupada Antiimperialista
Location: Performed at the SP Escola de Teatro, São Paulo, Brazil, on January 12-19, 2013.
Synopsis: Fragments of 'Monólogo de Culo, Dale Papito, y La Chupada Antiimperialista,' by Nadia Michelle Granados, La Fulminante, were presented as a part of the 8th International Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This Encuentro was held in January of 2013 - the year of Hemi’s 15th anniversary - in São Paulo, Brazil, under the title CITIES | BODIES | ACTION: The Politics o...
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 19, 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): Guillermo Gómez-Peña's 10 psychomagical actions against violence, 10 psychomagical actions against violence, Ten psychomagical actions against violence
Location: Performed at the Ed. de Artes Plásticas (salons 205 and 207), Universidad Nacional, in Bogotá, Colombia, on August 26, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
Synopsis: 'Two Simultaneous Performances' was presented 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, and frontiers of citizenship. ...
Alt Title(s): What if Haiti were a woman : on ti travay sou 21 pwen, or An alter(ed)native in something other than fiction, Gina Ulysse at Encuentro Trasnocheo
Location: Performed at the SP Escola de Teatro, São Paulo, Brazil, on January 14 and 17, 2013.
Synopsis: 'Voodoo Doll' or 'What If Haiti Were a Woman: On ti Travay sou 21 Pwen or An Alter(ed)native in Something Other than Fiction,' by Gina Ulysse, was presented as a part of the 8th International Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This Encuentro was held in January of 2013 - the year of Hemi’s 15th anniversary - in São Paulo, Brazil, under the title CITIES | BODIES | ...
Alt Title(s): Artist Lectures: Antonio Araújo (Teatro da Vertigem) & Miguel Rubio (Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani)
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): Dan Fishback at Encuentro Trasnocheo
Location: Performed at the Sesc Vila Mariana - Sala Corpo e Artes, São Paulo, Brazil, on January 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2013.
Synopsis: 'On a Queer Day You Can See Forever - voz e violão,' by Dan Fishback, was presented as a part of the 8th International Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This Encuentro was held in January of 2013 - the year of Hemi’s 15th anniversary - in São Paulo, Brazil, under the title CITIES | BODIES | ACTION: The Politics of Passion in the Americas. This event brought toget...
Location: Performed at the Sesc Vila Mariana - Teatro, São Paulo, Brazil, on January 15, 2013.
Synopsis: 'Luis Antonio - Gabriela,' by Companhia Mungunzá de Teatro, was presented as a part of the 8th International Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. This Encuentro was held in January of 2013 - the year of Hemi’s 15th anniversary - in São Paulo, Brazil, under the title CITIES | BODIES | ACTION: The Politics of Passion in the Americas. This event brought together activi...
Alt Title(s): Roundtable: In the Streets : Contemporary Social Movements in the Americas
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on 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 in Montréal, Canada on June 24, 2014.
Synopsis: The Hemispheric Institute's 9th Encuentro, held at Concordia University in Montréal, Canada, sought to explore the multiple valences of the term MANIFEST! How are performances mobilized and syncretized in civic, community, and cultural contexts to create manifold forms of political expression? How do public, theatrical events produce ‘evidence’ that manifests ideas otherwise invisible, hidden, or...
Alt Title(s): Scene inversion: video/action on art & politics
Location: Recorded in Santiago, Chile, on Oct. 17, 1979.
Synopsis: The Colectivo de Acciones de Arte (CADA) is a Chilean activist group of artists who used performance to challenge the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. One of the most important contributors to the Escena Avanzada, CADA incorporated strategies of theatricality and performance as an essential element to all its art actions, while questioning the practices and institutions of all politics and conceiv...
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 12, 2013.
Synopsis: Vivian Martínez Tabares is a critic, theatre researcher, editor and Professor. She holds an undergraduate degree in Theatre and a doctorate in Art Sciences at the Instituto Superior de Arte. Editor of the journal Conjunto and director at the Casa de las Américas and Mayo Teatral. Her most recent book is Escena y tensión social. Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani (Peru) is a collective formed in 1971, who ...
Alt Title(s): Between Menopause and Old Age, Alternative Beauty
Location: Performed in Montréal, Canada on June 21, 2014.
Synopsis: Rocio Boliver (La Congelada de Uva) has been active on the international art circuit for the last 20 years. In 1991, she began her performance career with the reading of porno-erotic texts, focusing her critique on the repression of women. Boliver’s work is historically situated amongst the most radical of Mexican Body Art.The Hemispheric Institute's 9th Encuentro, held at Concordia University in...
Alt Title(s): 'Experiencias' de Regina Galindo en el Instituto Hemisférico
Collection Title(s): Hemispheric Institute archive
Location: Recorded at the Hemispheric Institute in New York City on September 29, 2009.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of Regina José Galindo’s artist talk ‘Experiences,’ presented in the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. Galindo offered a retrospective of her performance art work, from 1999 to the present, speaking about pieces of art that she links with vital experiences: ‘I have experiences with life’s episodes. I don’t know if these are sad or not. They are simpl...
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): 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...
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...
Location: Recorded in Montréal, Canada on June 28, 2014.
Synopsis: Disorientalism (Katherine Behar & Marianne Kim), a collaboration between Asian-American artists Katherine Behar and Marianne Kim, studies the disorienting effects of technologized labor, junk culture, and consumerism. Through live performance, video, and photographic projects, Disorientalism explores how these forces mediate race, gender, and bodies.Julio Pantoja is a photo-documentarian, journal...
Location: Recorded in Montréal, Canada on June 28, 2014.
Synopsis: Colectivo CARNAR is Gonzalo León Rabanal, father and grandfather, who was initiated into performance art after the piece Mal decir la letra; Valeria León Ibáñez, daughter and granddaughter, whose BA is in Visual Arts; and Bernardo León Gómez (Gonzalo Rabanal), son and father, who has degrees in Audiovisual Communication and Art.María José Contreras Lorenzini is a performance artist and the Direct...
Alt Title(s): Sister Juana in Almoloya, Sister Juana in prison
Location: Performed at Teatro Bar El Hábito, Mexico City, Mexico, in Dec. 1995.
Synopsis: Jesusa Rodríguez acts the role of Mexican Baroque poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695), here supposedly jailed in Mexico's Almoloya high security prison in year 2000. In an anachronistic space that interweaves the 17th and the 20th centuries, Sor Juana writes a letter to the press condemning the corruption of Carlos Salinas de Gortari's presidency. Brilliantly parodying Sor Juana's sonnets,...
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): Stretch marks
Location: Filmed at PS122, New York, NY, USA, on May 3, 1999.
Synopsis: Tim Miller’s Stretch Marks (1990) is a call to action regarding sexual politics in the height of the AIDS epidemic. Miller employs a queer temporality by relaying his coming-out in high school to his present identity as a gay man, artist, and citizen. He addresses the political climate of HIV/AIDS in the United States and how the disease has led to homophobic agendas, specifically under Ronald Re...
Location: Performed and recorded at the Miller Theater and Wood Avery Auditorium at Columbia University in New York City on October 14, 2011, as part of the conference "Injured Cities : Urban Afterlives" held on October 14-15, 2011, hosted by Columbia University's Center for the Critical Analysis of Social Difference.
Synopsis: This video recording broadcasts the presentation of archival documentation of ‘Witness of the Ruins’ by the Colombian collective Mapa Teatro as part of ‘Injured Cities: Urban Afterlives Conference,’ hosted by the Center for the Critical Analysis of Social Difference at Columbia University. This conference, convened on the tenth anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001, aimed to explore the...