AAI - Ana Pi - frame - 2022



Choreographic and imagery artist, researcher of Afro-diasporic and urban dances, extemporary dancer and pedagogue, her practices are woven through the act of travelling. Her work is situated among the notions of transit, displacement, belonging, superposition, memory, colors and ordinary gestures. In 2020 she created the structure NA MATA LAB.
The Divine Cypher, RAW ON, Fumaça, Meditation on Beauty, èscultura, O BΔNQUETE, COROA, NoirBLUE, DRW2 and Le Tour du Monde des Danses Urbaines en 10 villes, are her pieces that articulate choreography, discourse and installation. Amid her audiovisual works stand out NoirBLUE — the displacements of a dance (2018 – 27’), her first documentary and internationally awarded, and the essays Another Anagram of Ideas (2022- 10’07) and VÓS (2011 – 5’30). CORPO FIRME; danças periféricas, gestos sagrados is the practice she has been developing and sharing since 2010.
In 2022, beyond touring her own pieces and teaching in various programs, she collaborated in transdisciplinary projects with Julien Creuzet and Badgyalcassie, Ghyslaine Gau and Annabel Guérédrat, Rémy Héritier and Usage du Terrain team, Quillén Mut and Rodolfo Opazo for Transducciones artistic residency, Laurence Ayi, Dj Firmeza, Taata Kwa Nkisi Mutá Imê and Casa dos Olhos do Tempo Que Fala da Nação Angolão Paketan Malembá, and she integrated as well the Mutants Assembly in Dakar – Sénégal.
She is also searching for her father, Julio Cesar de Oliveira,
who was made disappeared in Brazil since 4th march 2018.