Emilio García Wehbi was born in Buenos Aires in 1964, where he currently works and resides. As an interdisciplinary artist, he explores the cross-over of different artistic expressions as theater director, regisseur, performer, actor, visual artist and educator. His shows, operas, performances, installations and urban interventions have been showcased in the Americas, Europe, Oceania and Asia. His work has received numerous awards both in Argentina and the world. In 1989, he founded El Periférico de Objetos, considered an emblematic group of experimental theater in Argentina. Some of his works include Atlas provisorio de Buanaventura (2016), La Chinoise (2016), El grado cero del insomnio (2015), Herodes reloaded (2015), Artaud 1: lengua ∞ madre (2015), Casa que arde (2015), Vértigo (2014), 58 indicios sobre el cuerpo (2014), Rey Lear (2013), Aurora (2013), Luzazul (2013), Cuando el bufón se canse de reír (2012), Hécuba o el gineceo canino (2011), El (a)parecido (2010), Aura (2010), Dr. Faustus (2010), Chacales y árabes (2009), El matadero. Un comentario (2009), Dolor exquisito (2008), Jakob von Gunten (2008), Woyzeck (2006), Bambiland (2005), La balsa de la medusa (2005), Lucha libre (2005), Proyecto Filoctetes (2007-2002), Anna O. (2004), Moby Dick (2003), Los murmullos (2002), Sin voces (1999) Manifiesto de niños (2005), La última noche de la humanidad (2002), Monteverdi método bélico (2000), Zooedipous (1998), Máquina Hamlet (1995). He has published books such as Artaud: lengua ∞ madre, Casa que Arde, Luzazul and Ensayo sobre la tristeza
Ricardo Ibarlucía was born in Buenos Aires in 1961, where he currently works and resides. He holds a PhD in Philosophy, is a Professor of Aesthetics and Contemporary Problems of Aesthetics at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín, and a member of the Centro de Investigaciones Filosóficas where he is in charge of the publication entitled Boletín de Estética. Publicación del Programa de Estudios en Filosofía del Arte.
He has published numerous books and articles on the history of aesthetics and art philosophy in international journals, including studies on Walter Benjamin, the aesthetics of the Enlightenment, romantic literature of the 19th century and avant-garde theory, focusing particularly on Dadaism and Surrealism. He co-founded and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Diario de poesía. He has translated the works of Allen Ginsberg, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Paul Celan, Franz Kafka, Bertolt Brecht, Robert Desnos and Louis Aragon, among others.
He is the author of Woyzeck por Woyzeck, staged in 2006 under the direction of Emilio García Wehbi. Other recent works include the idea, dramaturgy and translation of Velada fantomas. Opereta radiofónica (2014-2016).
Rosario Alfaro was born in 1983 in Buenos Aires, where she currently lives and works. She is an actress, teacher, cultural manager and producer. As an actress, she performed in El grado cero del insomnio (2015) and La máquina idiota (2013-2015). Since 2013 she presents Bestia, dispositivo para ser ella, her one-woman show, directed by Jimena Kroucco.
Manuela Sol Aquino was born in Castelar in 1984. She currently lives in the city of Buenos Aires. Her works involves the fine and the visual arts, and she is also an independent writer. She presented her work in collective exhibitions at the Espacio Cultural Nuestros Hijos (ECuNHi) of the Asociación de Madres de Plaza de Mayo, at La Plata’s Feria de Arte Contemporáneo, at Centro Cultural El Colectivo, at the UNA and the Bienal de Arte Joven.
Lucio Bazzalo and Gastón Exequiel Sánchez were born in Buenos Aires, where they currently live and they got together especially for the calling “Antihomenaje Dadá.” Bazzalo is an independent film and theater director and teacher. He directed two feature films, five short films, and three plays. He is currently member of the cast of Recordar 30 años para vivir 65 and is the director of Backpackers. Sánchez is dancer, performer, and cinematographer. He currently performs in Recordar 30 años para vivir 65 minutos, Prueba y error and De cómo estar con otros. Along with Ayelén Clavin, he co-directed Lobo, te amo [una ficción muerta].
Victoria Boulay was born in 1987 in Buenos Aires, where she currently lives and works. She earned a BA in Visual Arts specializing in engraving and printing arts, from the Universidad de las Artes (UNA). She participated of collective exhibitions, among others, with CIPCAG (Centro de Investigación y Producción Cultura, Arte y Género) at the Espacio Cultural Escuela de Defensa Nacional and at the Espacio Cultural de la Biblioteca Nacional del Congreso (2015). She also presented a solo exhibition within the framework “Incíclico” at Casa Brandon (2013).
Colectivo mod~ creates multi-media and interactive installations and performances. They make use of digital tools and programming languages, taking waste as their raw materials such as: home appliances, discarded material, obsolete computers, and electronic waste. Collective members are Andrés Belfanti, Ismael Verde and Salvador Marino. Belfanti is an artist of sound, researcher and educator, creates multimedia and interactive installations and performances. Ismael Verde is Philosophy professor. Marino is a biologist and researcher of the CONICET; he also studies Philosophy, he studied pictorial art and is self-taught in sound, audiovisual, electronic, and electroacoustic media, as well as sound creation programs. Verde and Marino founded the experimental group “alfa Ret, y todo lo que sigue”. They currently live and work in the city of Córdoba in Argentina.
The ensemble made up of Diego de Angeli and Tomás Fage was set up in 2013 in Rio de Janeiro with the creation of the theater piece Cidadela. In 2015, they were invited to participate of the Circuito Lumínico of the Teatro Silencio de Negras de Buenos Aires. In 2016, they presented Lo que me han enseñado las cosas. Diego de Angeli was born in Linhares, Brazil, in 1985. He currently lives and works in Buenos Aires. He is a playwright, translator, and director. Tomás Fage was born in Henderson in 1987. He currently works in Buenos Aires as an architect, visual artist, performer, set and light designer, art director, curator, and producer.
Mateo de Urquiza was born in Jujuy in 1992. He currently lives and works in Buenos Aires. He is an actor, director and playwright. He directed Tito Andrónico quiere decir Habeas Corpus (2015-16), La noche justo antes de los bosques (2014), Dante. Reductio ad absurdum I.INF (2014), Medeamaterial (2013), Príamo furioso (2013) and Ofelia o las sirenas (2012).
Iván Enquin was born in 1987 in the City of Buenos Aires where he currently works and lives. In the year 2003 he won the Proyectarte fellowship, which allowed him to study with such artists as Luis Wells, Héctor Medici, Eduardo Medici, Dolores Casares, Cristina Tomsig, Ernesto Pesce and Juan Carlos Romero. He took clinics with Leonel Luna and studied drawing with Ernesto Pesce at the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Ernesto de la Cárcova (School of Fine Arts). In addition, he participated in various collective exhibits with his works. He is currently working as assistant to the artsits Manuel Amestoy and Martín Di Girolamo.
Federico Fahsbender was born in 1983 in Buenos Aires where he currently lives and works. Chief editor of Infobae.com’s crime section, he published Grimoire (2010), La imagen que profana y destruye (2013) and Mi arte poética (2016). As screenwriter, he created the comic mini-serial Hazmerreír (2011), with illustrator Pablo Vigo. Featuring also Roberto Cigarrán —painter, sculptor, and editor—, and Martín Elías Orlando —drummer and music performer—.
María Emilia Franchignoni was born in Buenos Aires in 1981, where she currently lives and works. She is a multidisciplinary artist and teacher. As performer, in 2015 she created des.con.figuración with Sebastián Kalt and Hábitat. In 2007, she opened A Nocturnal Suite, created with Sarah Lasry. As director and playwright, she premiered Freshwater (2010), by Virginia Woolf, and El nombre de la luna (2016).
Rocío Marano Miguez was born in Mar del Plata in 1981. She currently works and lives in Berlin. She is a dancer, performer, and theater creator. She studied at the la Escola Superior d’Art i Disseny of the Balearic Islands in Spain. She was member of VEDEAteatro. She participated of SMASH (Intensive Program on Experimental Physical Performance) in Berlin. She is working on personal projects with other artists and choreographers such as Juha Marsalo and Julian Rauter. She directed the documentary Danza sin fin (2012).
Sarah Marques Duarte was born in Belo Horizonte (Brazil) en 1989. She currently lives and works in Buenos Aires. She is a multidisciplinary artist. In 2014 she created the performance O tempo é a maré quem faz. In 2016 she was researcher for the Lendas urbanas project, sponsored by the Museu de Imagem e do Som, Belo Horizonte. Since 2009, she is a member of the Bando Filhotes de Leão collective.
Marina Otero was born in Munro in 1984. She currently lives and works in Buenos Aires. She is an actress, dancer, and stage director As an actress she worked in Emilio García Wehbi’s El Grado cero del insomnio; as choreographer in Patricio Abadi’s Antihéroe off. She wrote, directed, and performed in Recordar 30 años para vivir 65 minutos (2015). She directed Bayonesa (2016), Andrea (2012) and Persona (2011).
Belén Parra was born in Mar del Plata in 1982. Since 2001 she resides in Buenos Aires. Since 2013 she designs and makes costumes for theater and dance, working with Emilio García Wehbi, Maricel Álvarez, Marina Sarmiento, KM.29, Nahuel Cano, Rakhal Herrero, Amalia Tercelán, Marcelo Delgado and Damiana Poggi.
Marcos Perearnau was born in Buenos Aires in 1985, where he currently lives and works. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy; he is theater director and playwright. His works include Dirección general (2013) and En adelante (2013). His installation Pabellón frazada received the 2016 Fondo Nacional de las Artes grant for creation. He published the following novels: Después de lo que todos sabemos (2011), En adelante (2013) and Sueño con Néstor (2015).
Nazareno Pereyra was born in Ciudadela, Buenos Aires province, in 1986. He currently lives and works in Buenos Aires. He has worked and investigated different materials such as iron, aluminum, glass fiber, and epoxy resin for ten years. His works make use of technologies such as automation. He is currently blending language and a parody of advertising with metal.
Pablo Ramírez was born in Buenos Aires in 1980, where he currently lives and works. He is director, performer, and teacher. He directed Orestíada, un tratado sobre el silencio (2014-2015), Abu Ghraib (Giorgio Agamben I) (2015) and Todos están presentes (2016), among others. As performer he staged 58 indicios sobre el cuerpo (2013); El matadero.5 aullido (2008) and El matadero (2006).
Felipe Sáez-Riquelme was born in Santiago de Chile in 1986. Since 2006 he resides in Buenos Aires. He is anthropologist, poet, and performer. He participates of indie poetry readings, and he won the Argentinean slam of oral poetry two times. He was published in several anthologies and poetry magazines of Argentina and the world. In 2016 la Biblioteca Popular Ambulante released Los tambores difieren
Florencia Solari was born in Montevideo, in 1990. She currently lives in Córdoba.
She is a multimedia artist and programmer, with a focus on digital media and post-Internet art. Since 2009 she presents her works on multiple web platforms as an independent artist, her web experiments include images, videos, literature and multimedia collages. She has started using production software, FX units and synthesizers for composition and musical production since 2014, and also presenting live performances with her solo project influenced by trap, R&B, IDM and vaporwave. Throughout the last year, she has been experimenting with videogame development and virtual simulations.
Amalia Tercelán was born in Buenos Aires in 1986, where she currently lives and works. She is an actress, writer, and theater director. Chief among her productions are Niño en estado adulto, nieve que arde o lo que quedó de Hamlet (2014-2015), Fauna (2015), Palabras para conejos (2015-2016) and La ironía de lo banal (2016). In November 2016 she premiered Todo gesto de amor es inútil.