Jornadas de Resistencia Cultural de la Sociedad Civil Las Abejas de Acteal

Del sábado 8 al 15 de octubre de 2011, La Sociedad Civil Las Abejas de Acteal realizó una serie de actividades para promover las expresiones culturales como forma de resistencia pacífica. Entre las actividades programadas hubo una conferencia de prensa el día 12 de octubre, proyecciones de videos documentales y dos conciertos. El jueves el 13 de octubre a las 7 p.m., el grupo de teatro de Las Abejas presentó una obra en el Centro Hemisférico inspirada por el tema general del seminario, cuyo título era “¿Por qué cantamos?: Arte, paz, jóvenes, cultura y resistencia.”

From October 8 to 15, 2011, the civic organization Las Abejas of Acteal presented a series of interdisciplinary activities to promote cultural expression as a legitimate form of peaceful resistance. Among the public events, there were a press conference on October 12, film screenings, and two musical concerts. On Thursday, October 13, Las Abejas’ theatre troupe presented a play of its own creation in Centro Hemisférico that was inspired by the general theme of the 8-day seminar, whose title was “Why Do We Sing?: Art, Peace, Young People, Culture, and Resistance.”

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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.