Interview with Miriam Álvarez and Lorena Cañuqueo (2007)

Interview with Interview with Miriam Álvarez & Lorena Cañuqueo of the Proyecto de Teatro Mapuche, conducted by Julieta Infantino as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Américas: Formaciones de Raza, Clase y Género / Body Politics in the Americas: Formations of Race, Class and Gender

Biographies

Miriam Álvarez and Lorena Cañuqueo are a part of the Proyecto de Teatro Mapuche is a political theater project founded in 2001, framed within the general contemporary Mapuche movement in Bariloche, Río Negro province, Argentina. Pewma is based on a particular type of dream--the pewma--which has the power of transmitting messages to its dreamer. The memory of the Mapuche people, heavy with the traumatic experience of genocide, is performed in the present through this dream.

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Additional Info

  • TItle: Interview with Miriam Álvarez and Lorena Cañuqueo (Teatro Mapuche)
  • Alternate Title: Miriam Álvarez and Lorena Cañuqueo
  • Date: 14 Jun 2007
  • Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Interviewee: Miriam Álvarez and Lorena Cañuqueo
  • Interviewer: Julieta Infantino
  • Duration: 14 minutes
  • Language: Spanish