ABRAZOS is a publishing house with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany and Córdoba, Argentina; since 1999 it has been publishing books about Tango and Argentina literature in English, German, Italian, French, and Spanish. In addition, its founder, Daniel Canuti, teaches, gives exhibitions, and lectures on Tango.
I wanted to dance€15.00
I wanted to dance. Carlos Gavito: Life, passion and tango
Writer: Ricardo Plazaola
120 pages with 35 photos.
CARLOS EDUARDO GAVITO (4/27/1943 – 7/1/2005) was born in La Plata, Argentina. He spent his youth in the barrio of Avellaneda (to the south of Greater Buenos Aires) and the rest of his life circling the globe.
Tango Queer Buenos Aires€16.00
Writer: Mariana Docampo
All dance spaces (with their traditions, their physical requirements, their gendered performances) can be thought of as political devices for the body and its practices. They are cultural zones where possible forms of life are rehearsed—often in an unconscious way. They set in motion new probable and improbable relationships among bodies.
Inside the show Tango Argentino€20.00
Writer: Antón Gazenbeek
248 Pages, 97 Photos
During the dark years of military dictatorship, Tango had fallen into oblivion all over the world, even in Argentina. The “Tango Argentino” tango show was the show that led to the worldwide revival of interest in Tango. He made his debut in Paris, then conquered Broadway and, later, the whole world…
Traces. Memories of Resistance (Argentina 1974 – 1983)€15.00
Writer: María del Carmen Sillato
This book brings together the unpublished works of survivors of State terrorism in Argentina. The painful past emerges on each page to be re-worked and approached from different angles; it invites reflection and is projected toward new audiences.
I Am Tango€20.00
I Am Tango. Biography of Maria Nieves
Writer: María Oliva
134 pages illustrated with photos.
“Tango dance has something very special: it’s the communication within the couple. That is why when we dance it we feel an endless number of emotions, such as love…and hate. I was born to dance tango and I will die for my tango.”
Argentine Tango: a pocket ‘breviary’ for its dancers€15.00
Author: Patricia Müller
In this book, we discover the code of honor of the ‘porteños’ dancers of the Tango Milonguero who have remained ‘uncontaminated’ by the tourism surrounding the Tango and who are more or less 70-80 years old.