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Parakata

Ana Baer 4:03, Mexico

Fragility and Strength. Parakata dances across borders and gathers. Here, in this corner of the mountain range, in their contact they all become brittle and powerful, recognizing themselves neither more capable nor less than the rest. The survival of the monarch butterfly depends on a large number of habitats in Canada, the United States and Mexico. In 2008, the three countries adopted a plan for the conservation of the habitat of butterflies through their migration routes.

Ana Baer Carrillo is an award winning Mexican video-choreographer living in the USA. The international scope of her presentations, the diversity of the forms in which she works, and her frequent practice of collaboration are evidence of her twenty-first century, transitional, interdisciplinary contributions to the arts.