Lectures and talks

Laboratory IN TRANSIT 06

Imagining culture through the body

Thu, Jun 1, 2006
6 pm
Free admission

In the In Transit Lab 06 the notion of body culture will be discussed by artists and scholars from Brazil, India, Europe, Africa, the USA and the Middle East. They describe and discuss an open horizon of cultural variety, which forms resistance to the rationality of modernity up to now.

18:00 h -19:30 h

Fabiana Britto, Cristiane Paoli Quito, and Hooman Sharifi

Imagining culture through the body

The visibility of the body is a taboo in Islamic society. In Brazil, the body is the point of departure for conceptions of culture. Dance and theatre are each a crucial medium for addressing and transforming the relationships between culture and the body.

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