QUEER TANGO – A Transformative Artifact (Edizioni ETS, 2023) by Arno Plass. Arno is currently a PhD scholar at Kunstuniversität Linz (Austria) and a cultural worker. He works with Queer Tango academically and as cultural activist, e.g., in the dance/ talk-project Una Tanda Queer con.
Do read our latest publication: Queer Tango Politics by Ray Batchelor (the Queer Tango Project, June 2023)
The Queer Tango Project, aka yours truly (Birthe Havmøller) and Ray Batchelor, are happy to announce that we have published a new free queer tango ebook book and a not for profit paperback version of the book. The book was launched at the International Queer Tango Festival in Berlin, July 2023.
October 26-30, 2023. New York Queer Tango Festival, USA. Organised by Leonardo Sardella and Walter Perez.
Video (2:37): Keila Luciano and Ariadna Zaehnsdorf dancing an tango with open roles in Genova, Italy (2022). Music: ‘Llorar por una Mujer’ by Enrique Rodríguez and Armando Moreno.
Video (3:01): Astrid Weiske (Germany) and Libe Free (Spain) dancing a same-sex vals at Festival de Tango Queer in Montreal, Canada, 2022.
Video (1.18.04): Zoom interview, queer tango teacher August Balizano talks about his tango story and queer tango in BA.
Ezgi Turmuş and Kat Gorsuch danced a lovely open role milonga on a very slippery floor at Bebob in Berlin on 9th July 2022. A rough video by Birthe Havmoeller, Denmark.
Video (3:04): Yelizaveta Nersesova and Lauren Woods dancing open role tango with the traditional sustained close embrace.
Video (3:59): 3er Festival Chamuyo Tango Queer en Valencia, España. Mayo 2022. – The video is in Spanish. Organiser Alfonso del Moral talks to us about the festival.
Video (0:51): Ricardo Vidort and Osvaldo Cartery dancing in 2004. Music: El Recodo tango by Carlos di Sarli. Thanks to Tango Apilado on Youtube for sharing this old same-sex video from the time before Youtube was launched on the Internet.
Video (3.47): Bailan Liliana Chenlo y Aurora Lubiz en la Domilonga! Liliana Chenlo and Aurora Lubiz performing a queer tango at La Domilonga Tango Club in San Telmo, Buenos Aires (2018).