Afrobrazilian conference is theatrical celebration of culture which understanding of movement is as one of prayer and of trans as one of the blessing. 

Abstract

Afrobrazilian rhythms and dances are originally cry of the slaves after freedom and power of life, which brings connection with african gods.Afrobrazilian conference is theatrical celebration of culture which understanding of movement is as one of prayer and of trans as one of the blessing.

Workshops, lectures, discussions and in final first night presentation Work Demo Celebration.

With Brazil it is as if each time is the first time. They know how to captivate. Intoxicate. Drug. It is unbelievably colorful, theatrical, it engages all the senses and plays on the whole register of emotion. It rouses life through contrast and contradictions. The summit of this experience of the intensity of life, carnival, is in Brazil always associated with an indefinable nostalgia which is the shadow of the other world, a whiff of death.Leszek Kolankiewicz, Samba With the Gods

 

Lecturers:

Augusto Omolu (dancer and priest of candomble, BR)
Jan Ferslev (actor and musician Odin Teatret, DNK)
Kleber da Paixao (master drummer, BR)
Leszek Kolankiewicz (anthropologist and theatrologist, PL)
Eva Stehlíková (theatrologist, ČR)

Premiere

6th – 11th of  December 2008, Preslova 9, Prague

Creative Team

Concept and project organization Farma v jeskyni

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For Promoters

Farm in the Cave’s standard space requirements for performances are as follows: a space with good acoustics which can also be completely silent during performances; typically we use a black box or site-specific space with minimal dimensions of 10 x 10 meters, with a height of 6 meters; at least 6 months before the performance our technical team of 2-4 persons must make a preparatory visit.

The maximum number of audience members at individual performances varies, but is usually no more than 450.

The number of performers per performance varies between 5 and 13, and the technical – production staff is between 4 and 6 people.

The minimum number of performances presented in one place is 2.

The company can play 2 performances per day are available on request – the latest start time is 21:00 local time.

The length of preparation and adaptation depends on the specific performance and local conditions, with a minimum of 1-2 days necessary prior to the day of the first production.

Financial requirements are available upon request at info@farminthecave.com or barbara.tumova@seznam.cz

The organizers pay for: fees; costs of shipping scenography; personnel transport; local transportation to the performance location; housing; per-diems; costs connected with preparatory technical visit. The organizer agrees to pay for costs of equipment rental if the space to be used does not have the equipment necessary.