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Tropicália and Beyond

Tropicália and Beyond

Although the short-lived Brazilian cultural movement known as┬áTropic├ília is most commonly associated with music and the visual┬áarts, its sense of playfulness and strategies of appropriation have┬ástimulated many of the countryÔÇÖs filmmakers from the 1960s to┬áthe present. Fifty years after┬áits emergence, what is the legacy of Tropic├ília today?

The Forest and The School / Where To Sit at the Dinner Table

The Forest and The School / Where To Sit at the Dinner Table

Edited by the writer and visual artist Pedro Neves Marques, this book is a thorough anthology on Brazilian Antropofagia. It presents Antropofagia not simply as an aesthetic movement, based on acculturation or an hybridity exemplary of the tropics, but as a full scope South American cosmopolitics, defined by predation and the immanence of the enemy, by an humanity unbound from species, and a technology aimed at leisure.