Mayumi Urgino

Mayumi Urgino

Mayumi Urgino for People of Tango. Mayumi Urgino is a tango violinist from the US. She pulled up stakes to follow her dream and play tango in Buenos Aires. Riding her bicycle across the night from milonga to milonga, her violin strapped to her back and her smile...
Gwen-Haël Denigot: Touching Humanity

Gwen-Haël Denigot: Touching Humanity

Author of Dictionnaire Passionné du Tango (SEUIL, 2015). Photographed in Paris, 2016. Tango is half-Argentinian and half-French. Paris has been so important in this back-and-forth between the two countries. There are four key moments in the history of tango when – if...
María Carbonetti

María Carbonetti

The Gaze of the Body María Carbonetti – Academic & Expressive Arts Therapist Photographed in Vancouver BC in August 2016 Tango is different from other dances because of the closeness. The connection we develop through the embrace is unique. You have to be...
Magid “El Guerillero”

Magid “El Guerillero”

Magid “El Guerillero” – Outdoor Street Milonga Organizer – Paris Photographed at Quais de Seine Milonga – July 2016 “I like to protect the milonga,” El Guerillero says. He sits in a canvas campaign chair, smoking, smiling...
Soledad Nani

Soledad Nani

Soledad Nani – Tango Instructor Photographed in Paris Hooked on Tango since 2002 In my home in Buenos Aires, we danced a lot — everything except tango, that is. But we listened to some tango because my dad is a tanguero. He grew up with the radio so he...
Rory Aurora Richards

Rory Aurora Richards

Rory Aurora Richards Photographed in San Telmo, Buenos Aires / May 2016 Hooked on Tango since 2013 When the Syrian refugee crisis started, I applied in vain to the Red Cross. But they wanted people with medical skills, or that were bilingual. What do I know? I know...

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