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Deise Faria Nunes

PhD Research Fellow

G3042 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

Deise Faria Nunes (BR/NO, 1974) is a researching theatre practitioner interested in interdisciplinary collaborations. Her Master's thesis was a study of the sacred dances performed during the rituals of Afro-Brazilian Candomblé cult and the principles of Eugenio Barba's theatre anthropology. Having a special interest in practical-theoretical investigations on ethnicity and gender within the arts field, Nunes established in 2017 the company Golden Mirrors Arts Norway (goldenmirrors.org), focusing on production and diffusion of works and thoughts by Black women. Nunes is also a freelance writer.

Academic interests

Performance, rituals, gender studies, popular culture in the African diaspora, avant-garde performing arts, post-colonial studies, decolonial aesthetics, Black Feminism, theatre anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking.

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