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Despite pessimism

1.- Pessimism The starting point of this spontaneous notes is if pessimism is directly proportional to the amount of disappointments in life. How is it possible not to become pessimist after having gone through many disappointments in life? A pessimist knows how things will look at the end, a pessimist anticipates the end, the end…

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Dissidence and choreography?

INNER DISSIDENCES: the choreographies of the enemy within us Despite the term “dissidence” has since 1940 political connotations, I would like to open a reflection on the notion of “inner dissidences” and its ethical consequences. Nowadays, it is no longer needed, in order to become a dissident, to isolate oneself in the country side and live in…

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Agora AFFECT Residency

AFFECT provides the opportunity for a comprehensive research to determine the artist’s position in an ever-fluctuating socio-political landscape. This program at Agora is a catalyst for participating artists to investigate established views on communities, movements and networking. These factors are deeply rooted in Berlin and provide fertile soil for expansion of knowledge within artistic practices…

El Arte de la Travesura. ¿Cómo hacer que una clase se mueva?

Taller realizado en Marzo de 2014 en la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid. Dirigido a: Arquitectura, Bellas Artes, Diseño, Educación infantil y primaria, Artes Visuales y Danza. Descripción del taller La idea principal del taller es poner en el punto de mira a la universidad misma y generar un grupo de trabajo que explore formatos…

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Choreographing Life Trajectories

HOW TO SEE A PATHWAY WHERE OTHER PEOPLE ONLY SEE THE ABYSS? Lecture hosted by female trouble collective platform at Ufer Studios Berlin. 18 Nov. 2013. This lecture is an overview of the main problematics of the coming book: The mischievous mission. Exploring the tension between professionalism and dilettantism and bringing the awareness on how…

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Lecture at WORK IT OUT workshop, Helsinki.

Work It Out is a five-day workshop event that evolves around questions about showing/performing contemporary art. Different approaches and questions are tested in practice through collective work. Before each working session there will be an introduction/presentation for stimulating the appearance of the works in time and space. The focus of the workshop will be on…