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.
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.
New Glossary of Tango Dance€20.00
New Glossary of Tango Dance. Key Tango Argentino dance terms.
Writter: Gustavo Benzecry Sabá
100 pages with photos.
The New Glossary of Tango Dance comes is the result of a 10 year long thoughtful research. Its first edition, published in 2004 was an outstanding success. It´s demand all over the world made it be re-printed several times.
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.
TANGO. An anxious quest for freedom€20.00
Writers: Gloria and Rodolfo Dinzel
Translated by Martin Harvey, 115 pages with illustrations.
For the first time a literary work on tango dynamics attempts to dialogue about the technical and theoretical aspects of this dance, that is ¨porteña¨, and shows us to the world.