Parasol Public presents Ana Gallardo, Bishops Square, Spitalfields, 9 – 15 July 2012
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art presents A place to live when we are old, an inter-generational, dance-based piece by Argentinian artist Ana Gallardo in collaboration with Ramiro Gallardo and Mario Gomez Casas. Bringing people of all ages together through dance, this week-long event at Bishops Square, in the heart of London’s Spitalfields, sees three mature, amateur dancers from Mexico offering demonstrations and lessons of danzón, a typical Mexican dance, to members of the public.
Parasol unit will be the first UK institution to show the work of Ana Gallardo. Born 1958 in Argentina, Gallardo has exhibited throughout South America, North America and Spain.
A place to live when we are old will feature in Big Dance 2012 festival.
The project takes place in Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London, E1, from 9–15 July 2012, Monday–Saturday, 12 noon–7 p.m and Sunday 12 noon–4 p.m. Admission is free.