About The Queer Tango Salon

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The Aims of The Queer Tango Salon are to:

  • Bring dance activists and academics together into one space, to encourage them to listen to each other, and to dance with each other
  • Explore questions relating to the nature and experience of sex, sexuality and gender in the context of the dancing body through discussion AND through dancing
  • Examine issues concerning embodied knowledge and the dancing body
  • Illuminate the characteristics of queer tango practices, relations and spaces
  • Explore the political dimensions of queer tango
  • Facilitate networks of scholarly and practice-related interest in queer tango for the development of future research opportunities
  • Generate a range of outputs contributing to understanding and intervention