Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Moving OtherwiseDance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Victoria Fortuna

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780190627010

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190627010.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 15 September 2019

Moving Trauma

Moving Trauma

Chapter:
(p.109) chapter 4 Moving Trauma
Source:
Moving Otherwise
Author(s):

Victoria Fortuna

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0005

This chapter examines how choreographers integrated tango themes in contemporary dance works that engage the physical and psychic trauma of the last military dictatorship (1976–83). It begins with Susana Tambutti’s La puñalada (The Stab, 1985), a solo work that cites tango culture to address histories of violence in Argentina. It then considers Silvia Hodgers’s María Mar (1998), which confronts Hodgers’s experience as a political prisoner in the early 1970s, the loss of her partner to forced disappearance, and her exile in Geneva. The discussion draws on the Swiss documentary Juntos: Un Retour en Argentine (Together: A Return to Argentina), which features clips of María Mar alongside footage of Hodgers’s trip to Buenos Aires in 2000. Finally, the chapter examines Silvia Vladimivsky’s El nombre, otros tangos (The Name, Other Tangos, 2006) as well as her appearance in the Italian documentary Alma doble (Double Soul), which follows the development of this piece.

Keywords:   tango, memory, trauma, last military dictatorship, Susana Tambutti, Nucleodanza, Silvia Hodgers, Silvia Vladimivsky, Juntos: Un Retour en Argentine, Alma doble

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .