Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Pilar Albarracín

Prohibido el cante / Forbidden Singing

Pilar Albarracín. Prohibido el cante / Forbidden Singing, 2000.

Description:
Acción / Performance: Documentación videográfica / Video documentation, 6 mins. 20 sec. "There is a session of 'cante jondo' (flamenco singing) where she shouts out her laments in crescendo and ends tearing off her dress, clawing out her heart and throwing it literally on the floor amidst orgasmic groans: 'Forbidden Singing (Prohibido el cante),' 2000." --Rosa Martinez

Medium:
Video

Tags:
blood, music, Andalusia, identity, pain, stereotypes, cliches, video, performance, singing, flamenco, cry, Global Feminisms

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Images
Pañuelos para llorarLa noche 1002  / The Night 1002VerónicaVIHEscaparates / Shop WindowsTecho de ofrendas / Ceiling of OfferingsTartero

Videos
Tortilla a la española / Spanish TortillaViva España / Long Live SpainProhibido el cante / Forbidden Singing

Location
Madrid, Madrid
Spain

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