The BUENOS AIRES INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL was created in 1997 as a platform for the most outstanding expressions of the contemporary performing arts. Local and international shows make out of this festival one of the most important artistic events in Latin America, presenting the artistic diversity of the current trends in theatre, dance, visual arts, etc.
In addition to the international programme, FIBA offered a varied selection of local shows that have later made their way into the international scene.
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74 thousand people attended the shows, activities, meetings and screenings. The 2013 edition’s main attractive was the quality and artistic risk of its national and international programme, the creation of new sections and the participation of new venues of the Buenos Aires’ independant scene.
Among the international programme, FIBA presented pieces by outstanding figures of the international scene such as the German director Thomas Ostermeier, the Belgian Jan Fabre, the Italian Romeo Castellucci, the British Matthew Lenton, the Uruguayan Roberto Suárez and the Chilean Manuela Infante. Lola Arias, Lisandro Rodríguez, Alberto Ajaka, Mariano Pensotti, Leticia Mazur, Pablo Rotemberg, Claudio Tolcachir, Carlos Casella and Romina Paula were some of the renowned national artists participating in this edition. Rafael Spregelburd was in charge of a special section, including the premiere of its new project Spam. A retrospective was dedicated to actor and playwright Alejandro Acobino.
DIRECTION FESTIVALES DE BUENOS AIRES Vivi Cantoni
ARTISTIC DIRECTION Darío Lopérfido
PRODUCTION MANAGER Shoshana Polanco
ARTISTIC ASSISTANCE Carolina Prieto
EXECUTIVE PRODUCTION Alejandro Antico, Germán Bermant
COORDINATION Alicia Ventura
PRODUCTION OFFICE MANAGER Silvia Tissembaum
ASSISTANCE Leandro Bonnot
PRODUCTION INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME Lucía Bonells, Rodrigo de la Fuente, Cecilia Kuska, Sofia Montoreano
PRODUCTION NATIONAL PROGRAMME Nicolás González
ASSISTANCE Mora Made, Esteban Parola, Claudia Pérez
MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS Alejandro Ullúa
AUDIOVISUAL PROGRAMME COORDINATION Ailén Bressan, Agostina Fontanille
THE MARKET Mariel Benarós
ASSISTANCE THE MARKET María Joao Machado
OFFICE PRODUCERS José Andrukowicz, Ariana Bouzon, Natalia Colás, Martín Frosio, Paula Hiza, Julia Marcovich, Laura Mazzei, Xavier Mercado, Lucila Piffer, Martín Rea, Ianina Trigo, Lucila Vainesman, Germán Zanelli
TECHNICAL PRODUCTION Jose Luis Fiorruccio, Pablo Calderón
TECHNICAL TEAM Pablo Abal, Magalí Acha, Pablo Alfieri, Marina Apollonio, Martín Arcidiácono, Jessica Barredo Díaz, Florencia Bengolea, Gilberto Bretón, Alberto “Camacho” Cagliero, Mariana Castellucci, Pía Drugueri, Magalí Fischtein, Damián Ianniello, Milena Lusternik, Eugenia Monedero, Paz Pérez Rojas
LOGISTICS OFFICE MANAGER Romina Marson
COORDINATION LOGISTICS Damián García
TEAM Ariel Cáceres, Ayelén Decuzzi, Nora Enecoiz, Pablo González Dadone, Macarena Herrera Bravo, Sebastián Monteoliva, Lunio Peralta Bazán, Manuel Vélez Montiel
PRESS Marcela Boeris, Pablo Medina, Luciana Zylberberg
INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS Cecilia Ghio
FIBA is organized by Festivales de Buenos Aires, under the Ministry of Culture of Buenos Aires.