BUENOS AIRES-MADRID CONNECTION AT CASA DE AMERICA
The Spanish capital presents a series of activities aimed at strengthening the ties between both cities united by their history, tourism, culture and gastronomy.
The City of Buenos Aires and the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires are presenting a series of activities at Casa de América, Madrid, to disseminate and promote the culture of the Argentine capital in Madrid.
Artists and cultural referents will bring visual arts exhibitions, films, plays, music and dance between March 1 and 15. There will be an intervention on the façade of Casa América by artist Andrés Paredes. A butterfly that lands on the building as a symbol of union and announcement of the exhibition La Revolución de las Mariposas (The Butterfly Revolution) that will be exhibited at the Torres Garcia Hall and brings together a series of works by the artist.
In addition, the exhibition Un Obrero de la Fotografía (A Photography Worker), by Antonio Massa, which celebrates the 60 years of his studio, made up of three generations of photographers and with one of the most important photographic archives in Argentina, will also be on display.
In the Guayasamín Hall, visitors will be able to see Expanded Limits, the exhibition of five Argentine visual artists in digital format: Ángel Gabril, Luciana Rondolini, Cotelito, Florencia Caiazza and John McCam.
Another highlight is the exhibition Colección Tesoro Vestuario, which displays part of the costumes gathered by the Centro de Vestuario del Teatro San Martín and which have been used by outstanding Argentine actors in well-known productions at Teatro San Martín. Also on display will be the Revista Sur and its group, which exhibits objects, documents, first editions and letters belonging to the writers of the Sur Group.
As for theater, Madrid residents will be able to see Romance entre el Baco y la Vaca (Romance between Bacchus and the Cow). A one-man show in gaucho verse starring and directed by Marco Antonio Caponi. And Rota, a play directed by Mariano Stolkiner and starring Raquel Ameri, which shows the struggle of a woman to rebuild her existence after the death of her son.
In music, the duo formed by bandoneonist Daniel Binelli and guitarist César Angeleri will perform a repertoire that includes Piazzolla's classics. Raúl Lavie will perform his show Piazzolla Inmortal, which brings together Piazzolla's greatest hits and emblematic songs. The group Los Pericos, Daniela Horovitz and Hernán Reinaudo; Zoe Gotusso; and Barbarita Palacios. In tango, Verónica Silva and César Angeleri join forces to create a night with the best of this genre. There will also be tango classes by Natalia Vicente and Juan Manuel Nieto; and Fernando Nahmijas and Valeria Cuenca.
The 40th anniversary of democracy will be celebrated with the screening of the film "1985". In addition, there will be a selection of great films by great Argentine directors; a selection from BAFICI; and Nene Revancha. There will also be meetings such as Festival Maia: Diversity and Inclusion through Culture; Spanish-Argentine co-productions Presentation of the project Adiós Madrid; Open Forum of performing arts, Buenos Aires-Madrid; Revista Sur and its transcendence; Writing in Spain, the experience of Argentine writers; Between Heart and Reason presented by Editorial Biblos; and Art is at Home by Mariela Ivanier.