Theodor de Bry, Joana Escoval, Jeleton, Runo Lagomarsino, Candice Lin, Pablo Marte, Carlos Monleón, Carlos Motta, Pedro Neves Marques, Rometti Costales, Manuel Segade, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, Jennifer Teets & Lorenzo Cirrincione.
Julia Morandeira Arrizabalaga
She-cannibal circle by Theodor de Bry, devoured by J.M.A
Canibalia, redux is an exhibition that examines the logics and imaginaries of cannibalism and the cannibal. Spanning from its colonial inception to its understanding as an ecosystemic perspective of being with the world, the show attempts to chart and summon the visceral geography the cannibal conforms. The cannibal is here a devious figure which allows entering history from its back alleys -the body, the footnote, the jungle, the slave and the witch- as well as a cosmopolitical position of predation, symbiose and aggregation; a political imagination device and a centrifugal force of exchange, which devours and transforms along its way. Canibalia, redux is a proposition to engage with the territory the cannibal inaugurates, as a counter-topia from where to (un)think cannibalism as a space of dissidence, desire, community, ecology and exchange.
Hangar – Centro de Investigação Artística
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The exhibition is part of Lisboa Capital Íbero-americana de Cultura 2017