Deaf Culture and the Performing Arts in Spain: Rozalén and La Niña de los Cupones

Autor/a: CONNOLLY, Kathleen Honora
Año: 2019
Editorial: Revista de Estudios de Género y Sexualidades, 45 (1)
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


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This paper analyzes how singer-songwriter Rozalén, her collaborator Beatriz Romero, and Deaf flamenco performer María Ángeles Narváez (La Niña de los Cupones) create performances that reach both Deaf and hearing audiences. I will consider how these performances can be transformative in building new inter-pretive frameworks in Spanish society in which to incorporate Deaf language and culture. These frameworks challenge models of disability that pathologize individuals with impairments and expand upon traditional performance practi-ces and aesthetics in order to incorporate Spanish Sign Language