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nibia pastrana santiago

nibia pastrana santiago is based in San Juan. nibia develops site-specific “choreographic events” to experiment with time, fiction, and notions of territory. She is co-director at Beta-Local and also serves as the Dance Program Coordinator at Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, the first of its kind in Puerto Rico. Currently, nibia is co-editing an anthology on Puerto Rican experimental dance with dance scholar Susan Homar, to be published in 2021. Her work has been supported by Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña and Fundación Puertorriqueña de las Humanidades. nibia is a 2019 Whitney Biennial artist.

Fuerzas Sutiles (Subtle Forces)

nibia pastrana santiago’s large-scale choreographic event took place in 2017 inside a hangar at the Isla Grande Airport with the airstrip and San Bay serving as a dynamic backdrop.

fuerzas sutiles

la bahía siempre está abierta se cierra solamente cuando hay tormentas y huracanes se cierra por 7 horas durante las despedidas de año


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2022

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