Collection Title: Hemispheric Institute Encuentro:Globalization, migration and the public sphere(3rd : 2002 : Lima, Peru).
Title: Interview with Ana Correa (Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani)
Alternate Title: Ana Correa
Date: 2002 July
Location: Interviewed in Lima, Peru, in July 2002, as part of the Third Annual Hemispheric Institute Seminar entitled Globalization, Migration and the Public Sphere.
Work Type: Interview.
Credits:
Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, producer ; Karen Young, videographer.
Cast/Performers:
Ana Correa, interviewee ; Michelle Zubiate, interviewer.
Run-time (hh:mm:ss): 00:16:44
Language: In Spanish.
Synopsis: Interview with Ana Correa, active member of Perus Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, conducted by Michelle Zubiate 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. Perus most important theater collective, Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani has been working since 1971 at the forefront of theatrical experimentation, political performance, and collective creation. Yuyachkani is a Quechua word that means I am thinking, I am remembering; under this name, the theater group has devoted itself to the collective exploration of embodied social memory, particularly in relation to questions of ethnicity, violence, and memory in Peru. The group is comprised of seven actors (Augusto Casafranca, Amiel Cayo, Ana Correa, Débora Correa, Rebeca Ralli, Teresa Ralli, and Julián Vargas), a technical designer (Fidel Melquíades), and an artistic director (Miguel Rubio), who have made a commitment to collective creation as a mode of theatrical production and to group theater as a life style. Their work has been among the most important in Latin Americas so called New Popular Theater, with a strong commitment to grass-roots community issues, mobilization, and advocacy. Yuyachkani won Perus National Human Rights Award in 2000. Known for its creative embrace of both indigenous performance forms as well as cosmopolitan theatrical forms, Yuyachkani offers insight into Peruvian and Latin American theater, and to broader issues of postcolonial social aesthetics.
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