The Queer Tango Newsletter | Fall 2017

Sharing insights, ideas and Queer Tango events

Dear Reader,

Until now we, The Queer Tango Project team, have been skyping and emailing when working together, but last July we met in Berlin and held our first real in person meeting. We discussed the future of The Queer Tango Project. We will continue to encourage queer tango to reflect on itself and draw together and give voice to queer tango academics, activists and dancers. 

Copyright: Ray Batchelor

Open Call for Proposals for The Queer Tango Project

We would like to develop the Queer Tango Projects in new and innovative ways in 2018. Can you help us improve the Queer Tango Project? Read more.

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The Queer Tango Salon 2017

The Queer Tango Salon 2017 in London, September 15-16. See the programme! 

Ray Batchelor says: “With less than two weeks to go, there is still time to register for The Queer Tango Salon ... Read more.

Birthe Havmoeller

10 Dogme Rules For The Dance Style of ‘Queer Tango’

In her manifesto Birthe Havmoeller proposes 10 best practice dogme rules as a ‘vow of chastity’ and as a set of creative constraints for the dance style of Queer Tango.  Read more.

Birthe will present her manifesto at The Queer Tango Salon in London on September 16, 2017.

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Queers in Straight Tango Classes - How to Make Them Feel Welcome?!

Are there ways for queer women and gender non-conforming people to feel more welcome in straight tango classes?  Read more.

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Videos

Soledad Nani and Dafne Saldaña - Sanata by Amores Tango

Soledad Nani and Dafne Saldaña - Sanata by Amores Tango

Video (3:17): Soledad Nani and Dafne Saldaña dancing 'Sanata', a milonga by Amores Tango at Tangoqueer, Barcelona (2017). Read more.

LVR 2017 - Short Film by Alexandr Vinogradov

LVR 2017 - Short Film by Alexandr Vinogradov

Video (4:51): LA VIE EN ROSE INTERNATIONAL QUEER TANGO MEETING June 29 – July 2, 2017. Director: Aleksandr M. Vinogradov. Cinematography: Tanya Haurylchyk. Read more.

Celine and Chanelle

Edith & Marcelle - a dance is a dance is a dance 2017

Video (2:53): Dance performance by Céline Tiberghien (as Edith) and Chanelle Dumet (as Marcelle) at the Queer Tango event 'a dance is a dance is a dance' organised by Tangoproject en movimiento in Zürich, spring 2017. Read more.

Tango Queer Barcelona

Tango Queer Barcelona - Tangos anarquistas

Tango Queer Barcelona - Tangos anarquistas (2017). Read more.

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Coming events 

Festival Internacional de Tango Queer de Mexico

Festival Internacional de Tango Queer de Mexico

Invitation to the Festival Internacional de Tango Queer de Mexico which takes place on September 7-9, 2017. Read more.

oRo de Bonn

First Open Role Tango Marathon in Bonn, Germany

oRó de Bonn, open role tango marathon in Bonn, Germany September 15-17, 2017. Read more.

Lady's Tango Festival - San Francisco 2017

Lady's Tango Festival - San Francisco 2017

Lady's Tango Festival - San Francisco, September 22-24, 2017. Read more.

Queer Tango Weekend NYC

New York: Queer Tango Weekend 2017

Invitation to Queer Tango Weekend in New York, September 28 – October 1, 2017. Save the dates! Read more.

Festival Internacional de Tango Queer en Buenos Aires

Festival Internacional de Tango Queer en Buenos Aires

Festival Internacional de Tango Queer en Buenos Aires, Argentina, takes place November 13-19, 2017. Guest city this year is Zürich. Read more.

Queer Tango Calendar

We invite organisers to submit dates, websites and facebook invitations about Queer Tango festivals and retreats in 2018. Read more.

Abrazos,

 

Birthe Havmoeller, Ray Batchelor and Olaya Aramo

The Queer Tango Project / www.queertangoproject.org

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