“Seawater is salty because of the tears of Mother Africa shed in the name of her lost children.” Performance by the Congolese artist Sambuyi Wetu at São Vicente, August 2018.
Improvised performance by the Mozambican dancer Vasco Antônio Sitoe, from the Hodi Cultural Association, with music by Fernando Tito Sitoe and Lenna Bahule, Maputo, February 2017.
The Hodi Cultural Association, formed of musicians and dancers from Maputo, who we met during the filming of Woya Hayi Mawe – Where are you going to?, with the Mozambican Lenna Bahule, February 2017.
The Brazilian musician Chico Saraiva hosted Edoh Amassize and Sassou Espoir Ametoglo from Togo, and Yannick Delass and Shambuyi Wetu from the DRC. This musical encounter was promoted as part of the Afro-Sampas project in São Paulo, September 2016.
Composition by the Congolese musician Yannick Delass, with the participation of Togolese percussionist Edoh Fiho Amassize and of the Brazilian guitarist Le Andrade, in the first edition of the “Congo Ancestral” project at Al Janiah restaurant in São Paulo, October 2016.
A duet between the Angolan poet Ermi Panzo and the Congolese musician Yannick Delass during the First edition of the ‘Congo Ancestral’ project, at Al Janiah restaurant in São Paulo, October 2016.
By: Sylvia Caiuby Novaes, full professor in the Department of Anthropology, University of Sao Paulo
Description: Music and dance workshop made by Togolese artists in the Hotel Cambridge occupation in Sao Paulo in 2016. Published in the journal Ponto e Virgula.