Multimodal PhD Project / audiovisual experience
Dancing the spiritual self in conscious dances
Contemporary secular spiritual practices of conscious dance integrate music in the pursuit of connection. How does dancing in improvised ways help to bring forth different articulations of selfhood?
I explored one possible answer in a dance called Ecstatic Dance. I made an audiovisual experience that will be next adapted as an immersive experience, that can be found here
Speculative sound ethnography
Co-curated along Yuka Takahashi an online exhibit on speculative methods for anthropological thinking, imagining an alternative reality to Euro-American colonization, hosted at Osaka University, Japan. Co-authored with Anthropologist of Technology Chakad Ojani an experimental multimodal ethnographic recording.
Doing Salat / Sacrilizating Space
Members of the Naqshbandi Haqqani Sufi order often "stamp the earth with the name of God" (Werbner, 1996), meaning they sacralize, through the performance of salat (prayer), otherwise secular spaces. Exhibited at the Shared Sacred Project at the University of Cambridge.
Dance & movement intensive
Arrábida Dance Labs 24th Edition, "As Above So Below."
I danced in an 8-day intensive exploration of movement, dance, and performance.
Photo by Inês Marques, Arrábida Dance Labs | 24th Edition, Summer 2023. + infos: https://forms.gle/xcQZDFEsy96tPYEm6
Ecosomatics Art Residency
Human-Nature Connect Art Residency 2023
Subtitled "'myths, firesouls and song" this was an art residency where I explored with others somatic and kinesthetic approaches t connecting with other non-human neighbors. You can see me featured on the video for the art residency here.
Illustrated manual & Curatorial Project
Cultivating a Multispecies Sensibility
Co-curated along Christian Alonso an anthropological exhibit called Multispecies Imaginaries, as part of my participation in the ON MEDIATION course 2020-2021.Co-authored with Adrianna Szojda and Francisco Rocha an illustrated manual for entangled and concerned living with human and non-human others.