On Friday, February 5, Zeca Ligiéro (Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) will present his lecture, "Afro-Performance from Benin to Bahia: Unexpected Encounters". This lecture is the third in the Afro-Brazilian Arts and Activism Lecture Series by CLAS. The event is FREE and open to the public!
Zeca Ligiéro (Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) is a writer, director, PhD (NYU). In Brazil, he is the director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, whose headquarters is in New York. He coordinates the Afro-Amerindian Performance Studies Center and he is the curator of Augusto Boal's archive at UNIRIO. He directed several plays in Brazil; in the USA, he adapted and directed Guimarães Rosa's "The Third Bank of the River"; and his own "Elegba Crossing, a Journey"; and in Colombia, "Noticias de las cosas pasadas", based on Augusto Boal's life and plays. He has books published in Portuguese, Spanish, and English, among them Divine Inspiration from Benin to Bahia, Iniciación al Candomblé and Carmen Miranda: uma performance afro-brasileira.
Friday, February 5, 2021
11:10 AM - 12:30 PM (horário Brasília 13:10-14:30)
Zoom Link: go.osu.edu/CLASAfroBrazil
Meeting ID: 940 5025 4422
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