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KRASS Festival 2014
Panaibra Gabriel Canda:

Time and Spaces

  • Thu, 13.02.2014 21:00 [Premiere]
    Portuguese with english eand german titels
    Kampnagel – K1
  • Fri, 14.02.2014 21:00
    Portuguese with english eand german titels
    Kampnagel – K1

The founder of Mozambique’s first contemporary dance company, Panaibra Gabriel Canda is one of the artists working towards developing autonomous choreographic creation in Africa. With his very beautiful Time and Spaces: The Marrabenta Solos, he presents a show that deconstructs cultural representations of a “pure” African body. Since snatching independence from Portugal in 1975, Mozambique has been a land of social and political rifts which have seen an inflexible communist model gradually make way for a fragile democracy. This complex history is carried in the marrabenta, a musical form born in the 1950s from a mix of local and European influences. Accompanied by a guitarist, Panaibra Gabriel Canda dances and speaks about today’s African body: a post-colonial, plural body that has absorbed the ideals of nationalism, modernity, socialism and freedom of expression. His own body…

  • Choreografie: Panaibra Gabriel Canda
  • Music: Jorge Domingos
  • Text: Panaibra Gabriel Canda
  • Lights: Myers Godwin, Aude Dierkens
  • Kostüme: Mama Africa & Lucia Pinto
  • Referent/ -in: Jeremias Canda
  • Requisite: Gonçalo Mabunda

Eine Produktion von CulturArte, koproduziert von Sylt Quelle Cultural Award for Southern Africa 2009 in Kooperation mit dem Goethe Institut Johannesburg. Unterstützt durch Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Bates Festival, Panorama Festival, VSArtsNM.

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