On August 20, facilitators Mayra Giménez (Escuelita de Artes Belleza y Felicidad Fiorito- Villa Jardín) and Antü Cifuentes organized ¡Manos al texto!.  A workshop that was part of the Winter Holidays Program of the Kirchner Cultural Center, in the City of Buenos Aires. The facilitators shared Pre-Texts with a crowd audience that alternated between children and accompanying adults. They worked with “El Discurso del Oso”, by Julio Cortázar, and an excerpt from “Cosmos”, by Carl Sagan.


  • Indicator of development in all fields (economic, political, emotional, etc.).
  • Stimulates imagination in order to comprehend texts.
  • Inspires personal expression.
  • Engages a range of experiences at a safe distance.


  • Starts with creativity, a universal human drive.
  • Depends on facts and critical reflection.
  • Requires reinterpretation of given material.
  • Develops best with a diversity of proposals.


  • Derives from diversity as a source of pleasure.
  • Thrives on admiration of everyone for everyone.
  • Appreciates facts and critical reflections.
  • Recombines materials and experiences.