A Skip of the Beat A change of the Heart by Will Fredo Furtado and Lomaasbello narrates and interprets the liberatory potential of music and dance cultures originating from the African Diasporas in the Global South. AThis performance will be presented and followed by an online talk with the artists and curator Luisa Ungar.
This performance begins with an episode in Berghain, a techno club in Berlin. Throughout, it analyzes the taxonomies applied to the arts of Afro origin in relation to state policies in Latin America, that serve the cultural appropriation and capitalism of the white-mestizo paradigm. Linking movements from dances such as kuduro and houseballroom culture with the theories of Argelia Laya, Hortense Spillers, Fred Moten, among others.
Registration required to attend Zoom presentation and discussion: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/3415935529695/WN_hmuvd1aJT7GACdj0bkEZ-w