LOPEZ / ACHUGAR
Mariangela Lopez colaborates with luciana achugar on a new movement piece that invites the Latinx community of New York to be part of the creative process. Through workshops and dialogue participants will jointly develop a unique dance vocabulary inspired on memory and identity.
Mariangela Lopez is a Brooklyn based choreographer and performer from Caracas, Venezuela.
Her work is known for enabling the participation of performers from various disciplines and backgrounds to take part of her creative process.
In 2004 after the presentation of Wonders of Progress she began to call her group of 18 performers Accidental Movement, hoping that this name would serves as a platform for the realization of her experimental works.
luciana achugar is a Brooklyn-based choreographer from Uruguay who grew as an artist in close dialogue with the NY and Uruguayan contemporary dance communities. She has been making work in NYC and Uruguay independently and collaboratively since 1999.
Her work is concerned with the post-colonial world, searching for an undoing of current power structures from the inside out.