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Brickman Brando Bubble Boom

By AGRUPACIÓN SEÑOR SERRANO (Spain)

Co-Presented by La MaMa and The Under the Radar Festival
Co-produced by Festival TNT – Terrassa Noves Tendències
Running time: 60 minutes / Performed in English and Spanish with English supertitles
Post-show discussion: Thursday, January 15

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The creation of the mortgage system. Tahitian paradises. 150,000 foreclosures in Spain in 2012. Marlon Brando. Using live feed video, rhythmic music, and minimalist choreography, Agrupación Señor Serrano creates a searing indictment of rampant consumerism and the speculative bubble. Brickman Brando Bubble Boom is an exuberant manifesto on the right to housing and the search for a home.

Agrupación Señor Serrano is a Barcelona-based performing arts company, founded in 2006, that combines theatre, dance, video-art, and interactive technologies to explore human aspirations and the abuse of power. rserrano.com

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