The project reclaims the appropriation of the public space through 'the party' and dancing as a social catalyzer during -and after- the pandemic, establishing a new paradigm in which technology, environment, and social encounter merge in a single reproducible architectural strategy.
Authors: à la sauvette (Luis Bautista Harris, Pablo Castillo Luna, Ernesto Ibáñez Galindo, Héctor Suárez González)
Cast: Luis Bautista Harris, Pablo Castillo Luna, Ernesto Ibáñez Galindo, Héctor Suárez González
Idea, text and editing: à la sauvette team. Luis Bautista, Pablo Castillo, Ernesto Ibáñez y Héctor Suárez.
Animations: à la sauvette team. Extracted from the original project ‘Dance is Politics’.
Voice: Luis Bautista
Intro voice: Ibrahim Ferrer. Extract “Buenos Hermanos
Short Film” Music: “Escucha Mi Salsa (Instrumental version)”.
Audio Sounds No Copyright Music.
Camera operators: Iñigo Herrero, Esmeralda Delgado.
Video excerpts from 00:00 to 00:30: Rouch, Jean, director. “Le Goumbé des Jeunes Noceurs”. 1965 / Deller, Jeremy, director. “Everybody In The Place - An Incomplete History of Britain”. 2019 / Spender, Cosima, director. “Buenos Hermanos Short Film”. 2011 / StaceyOB818, “Brooklyn - 21st Street Block Party – 1982 (part 4)”. January 12, 2011
Video excerpts from 00:30 to 01:30: UPROXX Video. “Hip Hop Documentary (1994) Pt.1 ft. Chuck D, Grandmaster Flash, Ice Cube, Afrika Bambaataa, KRS-One”. May 18, 2012 / мaиikeizт. “No_4mat - 1992”. June 07, 2017 / The Sound Of The Underground. “Everybody In The Place - An Incomplete History of Britain 1984-1992 by Jeremy Deller”. August 04, 2019 / DJCDOG. “THE ORIGINS OF HIP HOP / RAP part 1”. November 21, 2012 / DON SINCLAIR REGGAE VIBES. “Sir Coxsone Ft Frankie P, Pinchers, Tenafly, Mikey General & more @ Clapham Common Park 1986”. July 19, 2011 / yesenia ruiz.“1991 Block Party Los Sures”. June 02, 2020 / Retroclips. “Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife 1974” February 07, 2017 / todograncanaria. “Fiesta de la Rama Agaete - Gran Canaria”. July 09, 2009 / Daldry, Stephen, director. “Billy Elliot”. 2000 / Pito Lindo. “Brooklyn Block Party 2000's”. January 10, 2015 / StacyOB818. “Brooklyn - 21st Street Block Party - 1982 (part 4)”. January 12, 2011 / Wayne Anthony. “Biology Party & Clapham Common July 1989”. May 22, 2010
Video excerpts from 01:30 to 02:20: Kramer, Stanley, director. “On the Beach”. 1959 / Fellini, Federico, director. “Roma”. 1972 / JD_Anirut. “Just Dance Wii U (Japan) TV Commercial (Full)”. March 13, 2014 / Fontaine, Dick, director. “Beat This: A Hip Hop History”. 1984 / Anthony Segarra. “Villa Ave Block Party 1986 part 3a”. October 13, 2012 / Gast, Leon, director. “Our Latin Thing (Nuestra Cosa Latina)”. 1972 / Fellini, Federico, director. “8½”. 1963 / Joon-Ho, Bong, director. “Mother”. 2009
Intro voice: Ibrahim Ferrer, extracted from the original short film “Buenos Hermanos Short Film” / Music: Audio Sounds No Copyright Music. “Escucha Mi Salsa (Instrumental version) - Son Habana (Vlog No Copyright Music)”. 2020.
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Location: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
á la sauvette is a young architecture collective with diverse design interests. Their work explores, through alternative modes of practicing, the intersection between politics, technology and the built environment, with a critical approach towards architecture as we know it. The multidisciplinary approach of their work ranges from architecture and the arts, to writing or photography. Their work has been published on diverse websites and prized in national and international competitions.