Ana Pi  Moving Image

Ana Pi  Moving Image
Choreographer and imagery artist, born in Brazil and based in France. The artist develops a researcher of Afro-Diasporic and Urban dances, acts as extemporary dancer and pedagogue, her practices are woven through the act of traveling. Her transdisciplinary works are particularly situated between the notions of transit, displacement, belonging, superposition, memory, colors and ordinary gestures. Her dances, films and research have been programmed in institutional spaces such as MoMA, Cisneros Institute, Centre Pompidou, Fondation Cartier, Museo Reina Sofia, Museu INHOTIM, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Festival d’Automne Paris, among others.

The Divine Cypher, RAW ON, Fumaça, Meditation on Beauty, èscultura, O BΔNQUETE, COROA, NoirBLUE, DRW2 et Le Tour du Monde des Danses Urbaines en 10 villes are her works that articulate choreography, discourse and installation. Audiovisual productions are highlighted by NoirBLUE - les déplacements d'une danse (2018 - 27′), her first international award-winning documentary, and the essays Another Anagram of Ideas (2022-10'07) and VÓS (2011 - 5′ 30 ).  Since 2010, she has been developing and sharing the practice named STEADY BODY; peripheral dances, sacred gestures, and in 2020, she creates the structure NA MATA LAB for artistic production and collaboration.

In 2023, commissioned by the 35th São Paulo Biennial she exhibited her first kinetic installation ANTENA IA MBAMBE - Mimenekenu Ê Lá Tempo!, created in collaboration with Taata Kwa Nkisi Mutá Imê, a supreme priest of the Brazilian Candomblé. And with Julien Creuzet, she signed the choreography of ALGORITHM OCEAN TRUE BLOOD MOVES, the large-scale performance created by the visual artist and poet, commissioned both by the Performa Biennial and the Hartwig Foundation. Presented last november  in New York City, this performance features 7 young dancers from Alvin Ailey School, the singer Malou Beauvoir and DJ Natoxie soundscape.

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