Arena Baubo invite you to a platform of knowledge sharing through the use of maps, discussions and performance.During spring 2012 Arena Baubo organized workshops and seminars re-thinking representation in performance together with theoreticians from varied backgrounds. The theories were merged with Arena Baubos post/non/mis/re/presentations of the Baubo myth. Baubo was an old lady who exposed her vagina in an obscene belly dance provoking the Goddess Demeter to laugh despite mourning over her lost daughter. Baubo is often portrayed with her face placed on top of an enlarged lower body. She is a personified vulva / pig / genius / gorilla / event / becoming / communist / Robin Hood / 3D rose / financial crisis / anarchist / fold / movement / map / post-porn star / …
Artists: Maria Stiernborg (SE), Sara Gebran (SE/DK), Kajsa Wadhia (SE) and Katja Seitajoki (FI/SE).
Theoreticians: Tiina Rosenberg (SE/FI) – Professor of Gender Studies and Theatre Studies, Paula Caspao (PT) – Dramaturge, Author and Researcher, Akseli Virtanen (FI) – Economist and Philosopher.
27-30 of September the process continues at MDT in Stockholm.