Collection Title: Hemispheric Institute Encuentro:Corpolíticas / Body politics in the Americas : formations of race, class and gender(6th : 2007 : Buenos Aires, Argentina).
Title: Anna Jacobs
Alternate Title: Story of a boy born a girl
Date: 2007 June 11
Location: Performed at Teatro Empire, 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.
Work Type: Performance., Theater., One-person show (Performing arts), Queer performance.
Credits:
Hemispheric Institute, producer ; Centro Cultural Recoleta, producer ; Anna Jacobs, creator ; Gray Wetzler, videographer.
Cast/Performers:
Anna Jacobs.
Run-time (hh:mm:ss): 00:09:37
Language: English
Synopsis: Video documentation of Anna Jacobs The Story of a Boy Born a Girl, 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: Formations of Race, Class and Gender. Anna Jacobs is an activist, teacher and performer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States. Currently Anna is a Masters Candidate at The Gallatin School for Individualized Studies, New York University. The Story of A Boy Born a Girl is an original trapeze piece in which the artist combines movement on trapeze with the telling of her story of surviving sexual abuse and the subsequent development of a transgendered identity.
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