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.

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Site-Specific Performance
[Re]Birth

 

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

Premiere March 2022

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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
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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.

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Workshop
Independent Dance's Crossing Borders series

 

with Cristina Fernandes Rosa and Suzi Weber - UK, 2019

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Workshop
Capoeira demonstration with CM Marcelo (FICA Tenondé)

 

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