Mon, Feb 13
TEDDY TODAY (Page 2)
Óttar Thor is the undisputed star of Icelandic premier league football team, KR. All hell breaks loose one day when he innocently tells reporters about his homosexuality. Moreover, not only did he neglect to inform his ex-beauty queen wife and their teenage son about his decision to come out, it also completely slipped his mind to tell even his fellow team-members.
A deracinated part of the city sometime in the 1980s is home to Nen and his friends Palito, Topo and Tostao. The district is ruled by ex-mercenaries Gandhi, Fontán and Andrade, who are engaged in a struggle for supremacy. Nen is interested in music and dreams of a career as a rumba musician. All that he knows about his father, El Guacho, is that he was a fabulous rumba singer. But now, he is forced to learn...
When the second Intifada began, Israel closed its borders to workers from Palestinian territories who, during the previous years had taken on all the worst-paid jobs in the land. Just as in many industrialised countries, in Israel tasks such as housework or caring for the elderly are often delegated to foreign workers...
For forty years, Robert Wilson’s aesthetics have left their mark on international theatre and opera. In addition, Wilson has made a name for himself as an installation artist. Influenced by such renowned choreographers as George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham and Martha Graham, as well as abstract realist paintings of the 1950s, Wilson has created his own, unmistakable visual language...
Alex is intersexual. A hermaphrodite. An individual whose existence confuses the world’s fastidious divisions of male and female. One baby in every two thousand is of ambiguous gender. In Alex’ case, when he was two years old, doctors recommended the use of surgery to correct his natural aberration. After plastic surgeons had amputated his penis and testicles and created a vagina, Alex grew up in his small village as a girl who wears size XXL.