Cuerpo Migrante/Migrant Body

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Performance Works NorthWest || Linda Austin Dance says
Performance Works is happy to welcome
Isabel Nares (choreographer) + Jorge David García Castilla (composer)

LA BARBACOA — from Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
Isabel Nares (choreographer) + Jorge David García Castilla (composer)

April 1 || 7pm
Body/Sound/Visual Installation: A hybrid intermedial movement process plus conversation with the artists.

After days of research on the streets of Portland and in the studio, the artists of La Barbacoa will offer a glimpse into this fascinating project that explores the effects of and effects on the migratory body.
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Suggested donation of $5 at the door; no one denied entry due to lack of funds Free refreshments!
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La Barabacoa Danza Contemporanea, in residence at PWNW in late March, is a dance group from Morelia, Mexico. Their current project, Migrant Body/Cuerpo Migrante, is a platform for reflection and research on how migration between México and the United States affects the body. How does a migratory, mobilized body affect the zones and territories it enters? How does this body affect other bodies already residing in these locations? How do the newly-encountered zones and bodies transform the migratory, recently-displaced body?

The first part of the project consists of three residences and scenic interventions in: Portland, OR; Greeley, CO., and New York. La Barbacoa will spend the first days of their PWNW residency in a process of research and investigatory interventions, both in the studio and on the streets of Portland. The public is invited to learn about the project and witness a presentation and informal performance on April 1 at 7pm.

This Project was supported by the State System of Creators through the Program “Coinversiones para la Producción Artística de Michoacán. This Project is public; it is not supported or promoted by any political group, and the resources came from contributors’ taxes. No one is allowed to use this information with political objectives or any other purpose than that which has been established by the Project. Whoever uses the information or the resources of this Project illegally shall be sanctioned under the terms established by the competent authority.
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By: Performance Works NorthWest || Linda Austin Dance

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