The Tradition is Transgressive – CTF 2017

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Presenting: The TangoForge Real Impro Hardcore Crew 100% Improvisation . 100% Argentine Tango Maximum Artistry . Modern Gender Concepts The Tradition is Transgressive…   The Invitation Please join DJ and SaxMan Michael Rühl and TangoForge in a night which remembers and realizes Argentine Tango as a transgressive cultural action. As was common in African diasporic […]

“A Bold Journey to Self-Creation”: TangoForge at the Contemporary Tango Festival 2016

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Eine Reise zur Selbstverwirklichung – unten auf Deutsch We were thrilled to be part of the Contemporary Tango Festival in the Berlin Hauptbahnhof, 23-28 August, 2016. The Contemporary Tango Festival offers free milongas every night with live music and performances in the phenomenal space of the Central Train Station of Europe. (Please see the facebook page for […]

Encounter

TangoForge Argentine Tango Vio y Roberto

Tryst TangoForge What we do and why We are a global community of dancers applying Argentine Tango’s biomechanics of connection to extreme improvisation and the world heritage of music. Meet Vio and Roberto in the beautiful Tangoloft-Berlin, our online KnowledgeBase Encyclopedia of tango technique, and Extreme Tango Improvisation. Dancers: Vio, Roberto, Germain Cascales, Frauke Nees, […]

The party’s not over until the last gancho…

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Vio y Roberto Rome 30.Jan 2016 workshop demo

TangoForge presents… Germain Cascales

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We met two days ago. This is our third tanda. No practice. No plan. Improvised. With faults. No editing. The music is Massive Attack “Paradise Circus” remix by Zeds Dead The location is Märchenbrunnen in Volkspark Friedrichshain, Berlin. Location, camera, bicycle by Fritz Schadow. Dancers: Vio y Germain Cascales (Paris) This is Argentine Tango.   […]

Argentine Tango out of the clichés

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We’re scheming to get tango out of the clichés. To show that it’s athletic…that its romance will take you by surprise…that it’s drop-dead sexy in whatever shoes you are already wearing… and that you can dance tango to the music you already love.