G20: TRASNATIONAL BENEFIT AGAINST THE PEOPLE AND THE PLANET
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This Saturday, July 8, the G20 summit that took place in the German city of Hamburg was ended, a summit marked by the dissent of the US government, having opposite positions with the rest of powers that make up the group, as well as for the protests in which we showed a rejection of the guidelines set by the forum. During this edition of the G20 something happened that breaks with the habitual dynamics of the past editions: one of … Read more

G20: THE SEWER OF CAPITALISM
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Yesterday began the Group of Twenty (G20) summit, which brings together the main economic powers of the world, whose central subjects to discuss are those related to the crisis of global capitalism. In the city of Hamburg, where the summit takes place, various civil society organizations come to express the rejection of neoliberal policies, and to draw up another path that presents alternatives to solve the different global problems. Despite the siege of the city of Hamburg (20,000 troops deployed), … Read more

G20: HAMBURG AT THE GATES OF HELL
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This July 5 the G20 counter-summit began in the city of Hamburg, where thousands of activists from various social organizations that oppose neoliberal policies unite to face them and show that there are alternatives. The Group of Twenty, which brings together the main economic powers of the planet, defends policies that do not respect human rights or the planet. That is why we open spaces throughout the day in which we discuss about the alternatives that can give solution to … Read more

HUMAN RIGHTS: SOUTHERN BORDER
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This audiovisual report is the result of a joint work of members of Irí­dia – Cen­tre per la De­fen­sa dels Drets Hu­mans, Fo­to­mo­vi­mien­to y No­vact. In it, they analyze the current situation of Human Rights on the southern border of the Spanish State. The Autonomous Cities of Ceuta and Melilla are located in North Africa at a distance of 382 kilometers. The space created by these, together with the regions of Tangier and Nador and the space in which the … Read more

WARMING UP THE ENGINES FOR THE G20
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July 2017, the G20 summit in Hamburg. Bringing together the 20 most powerful leaders in the world, a world facing a deep cultural, social, economic and environmental crisis, hegemonic media will be present. But this time not only the elites will be there. Civil society and social organizations will oppose their voices to the neoliberal model, that is why we were participating in the meetings for the organization of an alternative to the G20, in which there will be a … Read more

PERFORMING ARTS AND ACTIVISM WORKSHOP: THERE ARE BRIDGES. FOUR DAYS TO DRAW THE X-RAY OF A GAP
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Between May 10 and 13, Vigo will host a workshop organized by ECOAR))) and Teatro Ensalle, under the title “There are Bridges: Four days to draw the x-ray of a gap” with the intention of debating the processes of social and cultural construction, as well as reflect on the possible spaces of convergence between the world of the performing arts and social activism. To carry out this process, the workshop will have people and groups from different backgrounds who will … Read more

WEAVING BRIDGES
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Yesterday, we finished the workshop “There are Brigdes. Four days to draw the X-ray of a gap”. As a culmination of these four days of analysis, action and debate, we decided to end the radiography that we have been doing during this time to bring together strategies and alliances with which to build bridges between the performing arts and social activism. For this we met once again at Teatro Ensalle, where we talked, in a debate that went longer than … Read more

AN X-RAY OF THE GAP
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On the third day of  “There are Brigdes. Four days to draw the X-ray of a gap” we changed the stage to the pedestrian area of the historic neighborhood of Calvario to re-move the city. Teatro Trono once again represented “The Marriage of the Soldadito” to make visible a critique of gender violence. While Avelina Peréz broke with the indifference of the private, the Ghatas Salvaxes paid homage to the victims of Rana Plaza (“3564”), and Vigo’s Teatro Ensalle and … Read more

THE TWO SHORES
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Yesterday, under the rain, Vigo drew a picture full of art and vindication. On the second day of “There are Brigdes. Four days to draw the X-ray of a gap “, different performing arts groups invaded the central Príncipe street and its surroundings. Bolivian group Teatro Trono, brought closer to us one act that are part of their Decolonizing Caravan: “El Matrimonio del Soldadito” (“The Marriage of the Little Soldier”) a critic to Gener violence that is not usually perceived … Read more

INHABITANTS OF GAP
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Hai Pontes (“There are Bridges”) started walking today. Four days to draw the x-ray of a hole. From today until next Saturday we will delve into the role of the performing arts to transform ‘the social’ and that of activism to transform ‘the cultural’, while seeking to weave alliances between both worlds. Today at 5:00 p.m. Teatro Ensalle in Vigo hosted the first of four debate spaces that will be held these days. On this occasion, the meeting point focused … Read more