Ways of moving: Tango (2016)

Joana Chicau
Sponsor: V2_Lab, Host: Untref/Espacio Nixso

The first part of the piece introduces Tango as an improvisation based choreography with a set of code which defines random movement on “x” and “y” axis; The second part explores the dialogical nature of Tango, exploring google (mis)translation platform with fragments of texts from interviews with Tango dancers. In the last moment, it is presented an actual Tango performance.

This piece is part of the project Way of moving: Tango[jobcb.github.io/ways_of_moving/index_tango], a project realized as part of the Summer Sessions network in a co-production of Untref/Espacio Nixso and V2_ Lab for the Unstable Media, with support of the Creative Industries Fund NL — August to September 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

This project was developed during a residency as part of a Summer Sessions residency at V2_.