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Workshops & Performances

Selected list of recent and on-going  workshops and performative lectures

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Practice workshop
Dancing the Bakongo Cosmogram (Dikenga)

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This workshop series, also known as ​Dançando com a linha da Kalunga (in Portuguese) is part of a wider research-creation project CosmoAngola.

It has been recently ministered at:

  • I CosmoAngola at Kilombo Tenondé, Bahia, Brazil, January 2022.

  • Conference Pesquisa com Educação Somática no Brasil 2021.

  • The Collegium for African Diaspora Dance (CADD) 4th Biannual conference Fluid Black: Dance Back, Duke University, February 2020.

Site-Specific Performance


Forthcoming performance at Ilha de Itaparica, Brazil, connected to the Movements of Sustainability research-creation project. Images from rehearsals.

Premiere March 2022



Research-creation workshop combining principles of somatic practices and Capoeira Angola. Video on the right is a warm up connected to the on-line version of this workshop. 

Research-creation workshop 
Moviments of Sustentability
Performative Lecture
the Whiteness of Contemporary Dance


Theatre / Performance / Dance Studies is Too White. Roundtable organized by London Theatre Seminar at Birkbeck School of Arts (UK), May 2019.

Also performed at DSA conference in Chicago, IL October 2019.

Independent Dance's Crossing Borders series


with Cristina Fernandes Rosa and Suzi Weber - UK, 2019

Capoeira demonstration with CM Marcelo (FICA Tenondé)


XX Internacional Encounter of the International Foundation of Capoeira Angola - Valença, Bahia, Brazil, 2016

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