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Thursday, 17 October 2013



This is today’s program of events, organized by the Danza en Acción Forum, at the Meeting Point – Salón Real (Sarmiento 1272): at 2.30 PM, Susana Tambutti, Martín Bauer and other guest speakers will discuss “Curatorial Practices”, with coordination by Laura Papa; and at 6 PM, the subject of discussion will be “Dance Beyond Spectacularization”, coordinated by Guillermina Mongan. Meanwhile, the Sala 1 of the Centro Cultural San Martín will screen the following films: “Les Guerriers de la beauté”, a phantasmagoria by Pierre Coulibeuf based on Jan Fabre’s choreographic and theatrical creations (at 4 PM); “Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present”, by Matthew Akers, on the life and work of the outstanding Serbian performer who uses her body for making art (at 6 PM); and “Rosalinda”, by Matías Piñeiro, a chronicle of the rehearsals, on a Tigre island, for the staging of a Shakespearean comedy (at 8.30 PM). Admission is free: tickets can be picked up at the venue’s box office (a maximum of 2 per person) 2 hours before showtime.

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