Spotlight: Kate Stanworth Follows a Murga Dance Group in Buenos Aires

By David Schonauer   Wednesday January 23, 2019

Murga is street theatre with an edge.

Largely unknown outside of Argentina and Uruguay, murga’s history “is said to be rooted in slavery and colonial Spain, associated with the expression of underdog pride and liberation,” says London-based photographer Kate Stanworth, who first encountered murga’s hypnotic blend of dance and …

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