HOMEWORK: Lia Rodrigues
Inspired by the Fluxus movement, in which artists wrote instructions to be activated by the public inside museums, BoCA now invites artists to write instructions for activation at home. Unpublished scores are shared that challenge the audience to a dialogue between the outside and the inside, the body and the imagination. Every Monday until at least 30 June 2020.
21 JUN – 27 JUN: Lia Rodrigues (Brazilian choreographer and dancer)
Title: Practical Performance for Quarantine Period
Lia Rodrigues was born in 1956 in São Paulo where she graduated in classical ballet and studied history at the University of São Paulo.
After participating in the contemporary dance movement in São Paulo in the 1970s, he joined Compagnie Maguy Marin / France between 1980 and 1982 where he participated in the creation of ‘May b.’.
Back in Brazil he founded Lia Rodrigues Companhia de Danças in 1990, in Rio de Janeiro. There are 30 years of continuous work with creation and pedagogy.
Creator and artistic director for 14 years of the Panorama de Dança festival.
Since 2004, he has been developing artistic and educational projects in the Maré favela in Rio de Janeiro in partnership with Redes da Maré. From this partnership, the Maré Arts Center was born in 2009, a space for the creation, training and dissemination of arts and in 2012, the Escola Livre de Dança da Maré.