Presentación: Buscando nuevos caminos

El 5 de julio del 2011, el grupo teatral Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya presentó Buscando nuevos caminos, una obra que se centra en cuatro hermanas que buscan migrar a los Estados Unidos y los obstáculos de raza y género que deben enfrentar en su camino. Al final, las hermanas nunca llegan a su destinación y los personajes que dejan de existir aparecen para narrar lo que ha pasado.

On July 5, 2011, the theatre troupe Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya presented “Seeking New Paths,” a piece that focuses on four sisters who seek to migrate to the United States and the obstacles pertaining to race and gender that they must face during their trek northward. At the conclusion of the play, the sisters fail to make it to their destination and the characters that have ceased to exist appear on stage to narrate what happened.

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Arte Acción is an interdisciplinary platform located in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas that focuses on developing public performance programming and linking different social groups together in order to promote diverse forms of human development through diverse, continual activities geared towards increasing public awareness, personal reflection and the creation of artistic and political projects. It is a platform first developed with the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in collaboration with Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya (FOMMA), a theatre troupe of indigenous women. Arte Acción, encompasses public lectures, roundtables, performances, public actions and projections seeking to promote, present and archive performative practices as a social, cultural and political in it's collaboration and research with local, national, and international communities.