Choreographic and imagery artist, researcher of Afro-diasporic and urban dances, extemporary dancer and pedagogue, her practices are woven through the act of traveling. 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.
Her pieces, films and research were programmed in venues as MoMA, Cisneros Institute, Centre Pompidou, Fondation Cartier, Fondation Pernod Ricard, Museo Reina Sofia, International Film Festival Rotterdam, FestCURTAS, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 65., Mostra VERBO, Videobrasil, Fórum Doc, Afrocyberféminismes, Museu INHOTIM, BAD festival, Festival Antigel, Festival Impulstanz, Festival Latitudes Contemporaines, Artdanthé, The future is feminist festival, MUCEM, Parallèl festival, Lafayette Anticipations, MAC VAL, La Briqueterie CDCN, Alkantara Festival, MASP, Panorama da Arte Brasileira, Mutants Assembly, Circular Festival, Instituto Moreira Salles, La Briqueterie CDCN, Frestas Trienal das Artes, Lá da Favelinha, Festival d’Automne Paris, among others.
Through the work, her own and collaborations, Ana Pi has been to the following countries: Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Angola, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Japan, Peru, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, United States, United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Germany, Poland, Israel, Romania, Turkey, Czechia, Jamaica, Norway, Haïti, Senegal, Reunion Island*, Martinique*, in addition to France and Brazil where her main transit happens.