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Alt Title(s): Interview with Ana Correa (Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani), Ana Correa (Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani)
Location: Interviewed in Monterrey, Mexico, in July 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: In this interview, Ana Correa recounts her beginnings with the group, where she found dialogue and openness to create theater. Yuyachkani’s piece ‘Allpa Rayku’ marks the group’s quest for Peruvian deep traditions and the Andean world, as well as Correa’s own identity and connections with her own indigenous roots. Traveling throughout Peru, the group found diverse sources of inspiration for the ‘c...
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...
Alt Title(s): Martita, Primera Dama
Location: Performed in Monterrey, Mexico, in July 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Tito Vasconcelos' solo performance presented during 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'. A parody of Mexican politics and a queering of the Mexican political landscape, in this performance, Vasconcelos is in 'drag' as Martita, President V...
Alt Title(s): Astrid Hadad
Location: Interviewed in Monterrey, Mexico, in July 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Interview with Astrid Hadad, conducted by Marlène Ramírez-Cancio during 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 represent social,...
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): Marianela Boán
Location: Interviewed in Monterrey, Mexico, in July 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Interview with Marianela Boán, conducted by Shanna Lorenz during 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. Marianela Boán graduated from Cubas National School of Dance in 1971 and received a degree in Hispanic Literature and Language from Havana University in 1981. Fo...
Alt Title(s): Tito Vasconcelos
Location: Interviewed in Monterrey, Mexico, in July 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Interview with Tito Vasconcelos conducted by Antonio Prieto Stambaugh during 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'. Tito Vasconcelos is Professor of Theatre at the National University of Mexico (UNAM). His film credits include María Novaro's 'Danzón', and Jaime H...
Alt Title(s): Bolero was my ruin, Bolero was my downfall, Pregones Theater: El bolero fue mi ruina
Location: Performed in Monterrey, Mexico, in June 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Pregones Theaters performance El bolero fue mi ruina (The Bolero Was My Ruin) 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. El bolero fue mi ruina is Pregones Theaters adaptation of Manuel Ramos Oteros story Loca la de la locu...
Alt Title(s): DanzAbierta performs Chorus Perpetuus
Location: Performed at Teatro de la Ciudad in Monterrey, Mexico, in June 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Video documentation of DanzAbiertas performance Chorus Perpetuus 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. Chorus Perpetuus is a fascinatingly comic, playful, but also sad reflection on freedom, collectivity, and the necessity of responsible act...
Alt Title(s): Alamo piece, Alamo show
Location: Performed at Teatro de la Ciudad in Monterrey, Mexico, in June 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Jim Calder and Sigfrido Aguilars performance The Alamo Piece presented as 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. The Alamo Piece is a story of hope, history, NAFTA and the transformation of the US-Mexico border. The piece is an energi...
Location: Recorded in Monterrey, Mexico, on June 22, 2001, as part of the 2nd Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, titled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: In this interview, Ema Villanueva and Eduardo Flores discuss their artistic collaboration and their participation in projects focused on social justice. They highlight the relationship between the social, the political, and the body through the arts. They offer their perspective on their trajectory, and their collaborative work techniques. They also discuss the students strike at the UNAM (Univer...
Alt Title(s): Esto no es un caballito
Location: Performed in Monterrey, Mexico on June 18, 2001, as part of the Second Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: Starting with a semiotic performative that states ‘this is not a performance,’ this lecture/performance is another turn of the screw of René Magritte’s ‘this is not a pipe’ and Fernando Muñoz’ ‘this is not a cow.’ The relationship between performance and art tradition intertwines with a constant interpellation of the audience, blurring the boundaries between art and life. In the Q&A, Maris Bustam...
Alt Title(s): El silencio es cómplice de la ausencia, Silence is complicit of absence
Location: Performed in Monterrey, Mexico, in June 2001 as part of the 2nd Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, titled Memory, Atrocity and Resistance.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of a performance by EDEMA in collaboration with Carlos Ezequiel Monteros (H.I.J.O.S.) and Pilar Medina (group Contraseña, Monterrey), presented at the second Hemispheric Institute Encuentro in Monterrey, Mexico, in 2001. They got together to expand alliances with groups that work on similar topics: the disappeared people during dictatorships, and the necessity to den...