Javier Cura (full curriculum in PDF) is an argentine american multidisciplinary artist. He completed his Master in Modern Literature at Buenos Aires University (Argentina). He has dedicated himself to the Fine Arts having created several art exhibitions of objects, sculptures and installations in Bs.As, Arg.
He has performed, directed and created dance theatre shows in Argentina, Colombia, USA, Italy, Germany and Indonesia. He presently teaches contact-tango, physical theatre and contact-improv internationally and regularly visits England, Italy, France, Czeck Rep, Germany and Argentina. He has been invited to teach at ZIP Contact Impro festival at Orvieto, Italy, at the Freiburg Contact Festival in Germany, at Alchemie Tango Festival in Prague, at the West Coast Contact Impro Festival, San Francisco (USA) and at Phantastango Tango Festival in Germany.
His last piece that merges tango and contact in a physical-theatre context was presented in Prague’s Dance Theatre “Farma Festival”, in Italy’s Terni Festival and in Mar del Plata, Argentina. In 2009, he was invited by Fabrik Potsdam Dance Theatre Festival to create a Physical Theatre and Tango show with participants of his workshops. He is currently living in Berlin where he is conducting a research on Contact Improvisation expression at the Berlin Free University.Continue reading “About”
We are animals that evolved through movement. Science now confirms how subtly intertwined is movement with body-mind development. Movement positively affects our own health, emotional moods, focused attention, memory and learning process to name just some.
On the contrary, all our “developed” societies have become primarily sedentary. We spend the majority of our time sitting, and consequently we have developed what has initially been called “diseases of captivity” because of the close similarities with the diseases suffered by animals in captivity. Actually, they are called “diseases of affluence” because they are generally suffered by the part of societies who have become wealthier and who can afford to “outsource” its vital movements, (e.g. movements related to food, transport, shelter, etc.), on someone else or something else.
The list of diseases of affluence related to our lifestyle go from obesity, heart diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis, cerebrovascular disease, some types of cancer, as well as attention deficit disorder, depression, anxiety, etc., etc.Continue reading “The Ecological Body”
2019 January 5, Berlin, Germany. Contact tango workshop & Jam. Info: email@example.com
February 1-3, Milan, Italy: Contact Impro Tango through the Ecological Body. Info: Clelia Fumanelli: firstname.lastname@example.org
February 9, Berlin, Germany. The Ecological Body: Tai Chi, Contact Impro & Tango Workshop & Jam. Info: email@example.com
March 23-24, Berlin, Germany. Contact tango Workshop & Jam, Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 5-7 Salzburg, Austria: “The Ecological body through Contact and tango” Info: Lydia Nasall email@example.com
May 4, Berlin, Germany. The Ecological Body: Tai Chi, Contact Impro & Tango Workshop & Jam. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 10-12, Bausen, Germany. “3 Day movement Retreat: A trip into the forest”. Info: Angnes: email@example.com Bausen (between Berlin and Hamburg)
June 1-2, Berlin, Germany. Contact tango workshop & Jam. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
July 2-14 in Bechyne Monastery, Czeck Republic. Summer Residency: Continue reading “Agenda”