Tag: cultural events

Art and Identity in Transit: a conversation between Faune Ybarra and Josema Zamorano

SFU Downtown Campus Policy Room 515 West Hastings Street Policy Room Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3 515 West Hastings Street Policy Room, Vancouver, B.C.

Misplacement, impermanence, a constant need for intercultural dialogue, and a longing for belonging. These are some conditions immigrating artists experience while in transit in so-called "Canada". Join interdisciplinary artists Faune Ybarra and Josema Zamorano in a conversation about how their work is informed by an identity that never seems to settle. Talk moderated by Miret Rodríguez. […]

Beyond Dance: A Movement Workshop with Carla Alcántara 

Vancouver, B.C.

This warm and energetic workshop is designed to offer self-reflection, discovery, and an inspiring human connection experience. We will warm up our bodies from the inside out with exciting Latin music and play with movement dynamics that will create a safe and welcoming environment for everyone to enjoy and dance. This workshop will honour our […]

Boiling bodies: street carnival dances from the northeast of Brazil

Vancouver, B.C.

Join Brazilian dance artist Luciana Freire D’Anunciação for an intro class into a few Brazilian dances from the northeast region: frevo, côco, and ciranda. With a somatic approach, we will play with various steps, improvisation scores and short choreographies for a taste of street carnival parties outside of Rio’s circuit. This is an all-levels workshop. […]

Sensorial Visualities: embodying together and alone with Guadalupe Martinez

Vancouver, B.C.

Guadalupe Martinez’s workshop will share tools from her newest work Sensorial Visualities: embodying together, and alone; a process of learning and making art that stems in sensorial awareness and inquiry. In part, Sensorial Visualities emerges as a desire to articulate the sensorial lived experience made palpable through movement, collaboration, and through writing. The workshop will […]

Mural Walking Tour – Latin American Edition

Vancouver, B.C.

A special mural tour created by the Vancouver Mural Festival. Please join VMF's Co-founder Adrian Sinclair for an in-person mural tour in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, which now features over 100 murals. The tour starts with a cup of Latin American coffee, and the route is specially designed to highlight murals by artists of Mexican […]

Noche de Teatro, a Carmen Aguirre New Play Sneak Peek

Vancouver, B.C.

Join Electric Company Theatre Core Artist, award-winning theatre maker and best-selling author, Carmen Aguirre, for an exclusive glimpse into her new play, Fire Never Dies: The Tina Modotti Project in advance of its premiere at the 2024 Chutzpah! Festival in November 2024. Carmen will read excerpts from her script, followed by Q&A moderated by the […]

Latin Expressions in Three Conversations

Vancouver, B.C.

Celebrating international authors and discovering writers from different cultures is one of the many highlights of the Festival, and this year, we delve into works from Latin American writers. Each offers fascinating, heady insight into the lives of women. Carmen Boullosa is one of Mexico's leading novelists, poets, and playwrights. The Book of Eve tells […]