Tatiana Damasceno: Faith in the Body, or the Body in Faith?

Faith in the Body, or the Body in Faith?

The Afro-diasporic body organizes everyday practices of visibility, affirming values, beliefs, aesthetics, and ancestral knowledge. It gives expression to notions of diversity, respect, memory, and the urban-ancestral Black body. When you watch, do you see what you do not see?


Tatiana Damasceno is a Brazilian choreographer, interpreter, and researcher. She holds a PhD in Performing Arts and is Professor of Dance at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), where she coordinates the BA program. Damasceno also coordinates the research group on dance and Afro-Brazilian culture in the Department of Arts of the Body at UFRJ.

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