Pepe Álvarez
  • Male
  • San Juan
  • Puerto Rico

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Performance Discipline
dance, theatre and multimedia performance
Pepe Álvarez is a performance artist working as an actor, dancer, choreographer, movement improviser and professor. He holds a Master in Interdisciplinary Theatre and Live Arts at the National University of Colombia. Álvarez is interested in multimedia performance and his work focuses on the intersections between live arts, posdramatic theatre and contemporary dance and performance. He has developed an artistic research which reflect upon the connections between his practice and art historical archive. His most recent artistic research was ¨This is NOT a viveca vázquez´s piece¨(2013), the closing event of Viveca Vázquez´s retrospective called ¨Choreography of error: CONDUCT of Viveca Vázquez¨, presented at the Puerto Rico Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC ).¨This is NOT a viveca vázquez´s piece¨ was a live installation performance in which Álvarez reflect upon the politics of re-staging and interpreting archival material in relation to different museum operations and their approaches to dance and live arts. He is currently working with the Taller de Otra Cosa(Something else workshop)and developing ¨Taller entre-medios¨ (In-between Workshop) with his collague Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué director of ¨Foro Permanente de Performance¨.

Short performance biography:

¨Choreography of error: CONDUCTA de Viveca Vázquez 1984 to the present¨
Collaboration with Viveca Vázquez’ retrospective,
Puerto Rico Museum of Contemporary Art,
April, 2012.
Curators: Nelson Rivera, Taller de Otra Cosa.

¨Jardín de fraudes lentos¨ (Garden of Slow Frauds / Deceits)
–dance, theater and multimedia piece-
Presented at 3rd Theater and Live Arts Encounter, Bogotá, Colombia

¨Lengua me traba¨ (Twists my Tongue)
–dance, theater and multimedia piece-
Presented at University of Puerto Rico Theater
and at VII Encounter of Performance and Politics,
Hemispheric Institute, NYU.

-short film about the young gay Puerto Rican diaspora-

¨Maleducado¨ (Miseducated)
-short video about the public education system in Puerto Rico-

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At 11:43pm on April 10, 2014, Jochi Muñoz said…


At 3:02pm on April 10, 2014, Jochi Muñoz said…

Muchas gracias, Pepe, por agregarme. Saludos desde Santo Domingo,  :)

At 9:24am on March 31, 2014, Caden Manson (Network Curator) said…

Hi! Welcome to the network!


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