Interview with Lois Weaver & Peggy Shaw (Split Britches).
Summary: Interview with Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw of Split Britches, conducted by Sarah Townsend as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Américas: Formaciones de Raza, Clase y Género / Body Politics in the Americas: Formations of Race, Class and Gender (http://hemi.nyu.edu/eng/seminar/2007/index.html). Split Britches (www.splitbritches.com) was founded in 1981 at the WOW Café in New York, United States. The group is part of Staging Human Rights, where they work in prisons in Rio de Janeiro and England. They are also associate artists on the Clod Ensembles performing medicine project.
Credits: Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, producer ; Centro Cultural Recoleta, producer ; Pilar Rau, videographer.
Credits: Lois Weaver, interviewee ; Peggy Shaw, interviewee ; Sarah Townsend, interviewer.