A Collection for Tomorrow ● Atlantic Axis ⏤ with Luciény Kaabral and Nuno Barreto

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  • Estúdios Victor Córdon
  • 16 March 2024 31 December 2024

  • A Collection for Tomorrow ⏤ Atlantic Axis
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The third series of conversations "A Collection for Tomorrow" continues with dancer Luciény Kaabral and choreographer Nuno Barreto, founders of the "Badju Kabu Kaba" project, which aims to promote dance and its artists in Cape Verde.

Now in its 3rd edition, which follows a series of conversations dedicated to artists and cultural activists from Mozambique, A Collection for Tomorrow now dives into the Atlantic. The program's curator, Cristina Peres, invites artists from Angola, Cape Verde and São Tomé and Príncipe, making a total of seven episodes.

Luciene Cabral [stage name Luciény Kaabral] was born in Praia, Cape Verde, in 2001. She began her career as a dancer in the Raiz Di Polon company and met choreographer Nuno Barreto in a research laboratory on movement, body expression and traditional dances. In 2020 she joined the cast of the Sadler's Wells, Pina Bausch Foundation and École Des Sables production of "The Rite of Spring". She joined Pina Bausch's Tanztheater Wupperttal as a dancer in 2023.

Djamilson Barreto dos Santos (stage name Nuno Barreto) was born in Praia and is 43 years old. He has been a dancer for over a decade, is a cultural activist and is part of the Raiz Di Polon dance company. He created and also performs the pieces Linhas di Kommuni, Torna Liga, Dos Porta, Cisne Pretu, Stratus di Sociedadi and Izulamentu20.

Luciény and Nuno co-founded the "Badju Kabu Kaba" project with the aim of promoting dance in Cape Verde.

You can watch the third conversation here


Cristina Peres

Directed by

João Afonso Vaz

Guest artists

Luciény Kaabral e Nuno Barreto

Capture and editing

Maus da Fita

Translation and subtitles

Margarida Bak Gordon


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