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Viveca Vázquez

Viveca Vázquez is an experimental dance and movement artist. Dancer, choreographer, teacher, producer, Vázquez has presented her work in various spaces in Puerto Rico, the United States, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, Portugal, among others. In 2013, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico (MAC) organized a retrospective exhibition of her work titled Coreografía del Error, CONDUCTA (Choreography of Error, CONDUCT). Currently, she teaches at the University of Puerto Rico, works on the Incubator project at Northwestern University/Mellon Foundation, and, with Merian Soto, is co-directing and co-producing “FENOMENAL,” a documentary on the dance marathon, performance and visual arts project ROMPEFORMA 1989–1996.

Las Playas Son Nuestras (The Beaches Are Ours)

Experimental dance pioneer Viveca Vázquez directs a performance on the beaches of Vieques and Piñones, highlighting the coastline as a site of contention.

Las Playas Son Nuestras

Filmado en la isla municipio de Vieques y en Piñones, Loíza, Puerto Rico como parte del proyecto “Baile en Verano OBSERVATORIOS—Concierto de Movimiento,” Salita (Teatrito) Experimental de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 29 y 30 de julio de 1989.


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