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Huaira Basaber and Sebastián Dalla Costa

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Photo/Foto: Cristhian Ávila

Stitching

A newlywed couple posing in front of City Hall, in a wedding gown and tuxedo, is not a novelty. However, a newlywed couple, scissors in hand, cutting off pieces of their clothing, is shocking. It is moving. It generates questions. This action provokes a reflection on a subject both ancient and still currently relevant: the murder of women in Latin America, violence against women, death and disappearance.

Biographies

Huaira Basaber is an Argentine artist, actress, and professor of Visual Arts. She produces video art, urban interventions and installations. She is currently working in Management and Cultural Production at the Department of Innovation and Culture in the province of Santa Fe. She is a professor of Heuristics at the Universidad de Palermo.

Sebastián Dalla Costa is a cook and professional pastry chef. He began performing in 2008 when Stitching was presented in Argentina and Perú.

Background Information
  • Encuentro location (Bogotá): Plazoleta de las Nieves
  • Date: August 27, 2009
  • Country: Argentina