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Images that Sing and Dance

Having the practices and researches of the guests as a starting point, the debate proposes a dialogue with the “ Cosmopoetics of the escape” as thought by the philosopher Dénètem Touam Bona, and with the films presented in the film series Cosmopoetics of the (In)visible. How can images, words and sounds constitute themselves as furtive experiences of resistance? What other forms of life and relations are invented in these actions in minor mode, that operate less “as a form of conquest than of  subtraction of power” and point to “another relationship with the world that privileges listening – the sense of resonances and correspondences – more than vision?

with Edimilson de Almeida Pereira, Marcela Bonfim and Olivier Marboeuf

moderated by Lúcia Monteiro

date and time November 14th, 4 p.m. - BRT

Edimilson de Almeida Pereira (1963) is a poet, essayist, author of children's literature, professor at the College  of Letters, Federal University of Juiz de Fora. His fiction work includes O Ausente (Relicário, Belo Horizonte), Um corpo à deriva  (Editions of Macondo, Juiz de Fora) and Front  (Nós Editora, São Paulo),  publications of 2020.

Marcela Bonfim, an economist,was a different person until she was 27 years old. In São Paulo, she believed in the discourse of meritocracy. Once in Rondônia, she acquired a camera and, in the place of ideas, she gave space to images of an Amazon far removed from the minds of the outside, but latent to the inside. The lenses went beyond seizing the diversity and the countless Black presences; potencies and senses previously unknown to her own newly Blackened body. In her work, she addresses the question: how long does it take to Black people to establish themselves in this (in)visible world? To learn more about Marcela Bomfim's work:

Olivier Marboeuf is a writer, performer, independent curator and film producer. He founded the independent art centre Espace Khiasma, which he has been running from 2004 to 2018 in Les Lilas, on the outskirts of Paris. Interested in the different modalities of knowledge’s transmission, Olivier Marboeuf’s proposals broadly inscribe themselves in practices of conversation and speculative narratives. He currently produces films within Spectre productions. He is since 2017 one of the members of  The Living and the Dead Ensemble. Read recent texts by Olivier Marboeuf about decolonial theory of culture, body as archive and new scenes of representation on his blog  Toujours Debout.

Lúcia Monteiro is an associate professor at the Department of Film and Video from the Universidade Federal Fluminense. With a PhD degree in film studies from the University Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3 and University of São Paulo, she wrote a thesis on ‘The imminence of catastrophe in cinema’, and works as a film critic and curator. She created the exhibitions África(s). Cinema e Revolução, África(s). Cinema e memória em construção and A Caliwood de Luis Ospina. Cinema colombiano de vanguarda.

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