Excavation, by Sofia Ó

22 of September of 2018 - 16h00
Aljube Museum

Open House Lisbon 2018
Museum of Aljube in the Lisbon Architecture Triennale
22 and 23 September

dust and sand falling in the mouth, the eyes. a living body that insists on staying. silent. restless. What is unnoticed? What settles? What does this body hear and renovate into dance in this prison that is now a museum?

excavation is a dance installation taking place in the passage between floor 0 and floor -1 of the museum of aljube. an ongoing research, supported by the national centre for culture (young artists grants 2018).

sofia ó is a researcher with an internship in creation at the c.e.m – centre in movement. she is a dancer and an anthropologist, the author of teatro de dança galpão: experimentações em dança e práticas de resistência durante a ditadura civil militar no brasil (ed. prismas, 2016) [Galpão Theatre of Dance: dance experimentation in resistance practices during the military dictatorship in Brazil].

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