Tanz und WahnSinn / Dance and ChoreoMania


audio visions


VI. Additional research materials on Tanz & WahnSinn / Dance & ChoreoMania (only on this website)

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Berta Jottar // Conflict-O-Rumba: The Persistence of Memory (2003: 37’00).






Dr Berta Jottar (USA) is a videoartist-scholar from Mexico City. She is a former member of several art collectives in the Tijuana/San Diego border: Border Art Workshop/Taller de Arte Fronterizo (1988-1991) and Las Comadres (1991-1993). In New York City, Jottar received The Cynthia Jean Cohen Bull Memorial Award for Academic Excellence for her Ph.D. thesis “Rumba In Exile” at the Department of Performance Studies, NYU. Currently she is producing an experimental documentary about the history of Central Park rumba


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Herausgeberin und Herausgeber / editors
Zu den Autorinnen und Autoren /authors
Bildnachweis / list of illustrations



(c) 2011 Johannes Birringer & Josephine Fenger, editors

Leipzig: Henschel Verlag, 2011. Paperback, € 19.90, ISBN-10: 3894877103

This book project is supported by

Gesellschaft für Tanzforschung (GTF)

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