Choreographic and imagery artist, researcher in urban dances, contemporary dancer and pedagogue. Her practice is situated among notions of transit, displacement, belonging, overlaping, memory, colors, and ordinary gestures.
In 2018 she creates COROA, the performance and installation for the Galeria Vermelho – São Paulo, also presented in Lafayettes Anticipations – Paris, at this same year she is awarded with the “Revelation Prize” by the Cooperativa Paulista de Dança – São Paulo. In 2017 she creates NoirBLUE, a solo work for stage played in France, Portugal and Belgium, and also the Périphérie & Périphériques Project in collaboration with Lá da Favelinha – cultural center, where she is a partner for the dance. In 2015 she creates DRW2 for the Instituto Inhotim and in 2014 she creates Le Tour du Monde des Danses Urbaines, a project for the CDCN in France, with those interactive lectures she have been performing in Brazil, in Europe and in Africa as well. Besides those main projects she develops the practice CORPO FIRME; danças periféricas, gestos sagrados and collaborates with many artists in works of diverse natures and durations.
NoirBLUE – les déplacements d’une danse (2018 – 27′) is her first documentary, awarded by FestCURTAS in Belo Horizonte, Janela de Cinema in Recife, as winner of the brazilian short-film competition in both festivals. Official selection for the Fórum.Doc in Belo Horizonte, also for the Semana de Realizadores in 2018, then at Tiradentes Film Festival and International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2019.
Brazil, France, Turkey, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Poland, Romania, Japan, Peru, United States, Martinique, Reunion Island, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, Nigeria, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire and Mauritania are the countries where she has been crossing her professional experience, through programs of artistic residency, giving workshops on body, image, sacred gestures & periphery, or within the programming of international festivals as performer and tours of her work.
Source: Website of the artist
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