The River – Part 1​

Little boat with two persons

The River – Part 1 Public in Private/ Aimé C. Songe Performer “The philosopher Byung-Chul Han got to the crux of the matter in his essay “TheBurnout Society”: People today are suffering from an “excess of positivity” thatexpresses itself in the imperative “Yes, we can!”. What really matters is what we can do.But how well […]

Humboldt Forum – Experiment über das System Sklaverei

Thiago does an expressive movement

Humboldt Forum- Experiment über das System Sklaverei Humboldt Forum Museum Performer Berlin 2022 It is people with a European background who are first remembered when it comes tothe fight for freedom and against enslavement. One of them is Alexander vonHumboldt. Based on his notes and observations on slavery in Latin America, directorMirah Laline, author Uriara […]

Bestiary

Thiago is alone in front of a screen

Bestiary (work in progress)​ HZT – BA Graduation work (Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz Berlin) Conception and Performance: Thiago Rosa Outside eye: Geraldo Si Loureiro “A true history and description of the wild, nude and fierce man-eating peoples in theNew World” Hans Staden.How was the first encounter? The starting point of my research began when I was […]

Thiago Rosa- Eine Porträtperformance

Thiago sitting on a table in front of a screen

Thiago Rosa- Eine Porträtperformance Concept and performance: Thiago Rosa Dramaturgy: Zé de Paiva Berlin 2021 With the PORTRÄT series, in which artists present themselves and their work,Ballhaus Naunynstraße interrupts the usual mode of production. PORTRÄT offersartists the space to show themselves and their own abilities and arts, indeed what isreally important. PORTRÄT is thus an […]

Workshop With Glissant- A reading rehearsal

Thiago talks with someone

Workshop With Glissant- A reading rehearsal Ifa Gallery Workshop facilitators: Annika Newman and Thiago Rosa Berlin 2022 In Reading Session1, the participants will read a text from the philosopher Glissant inthe context of Minia Biabiany’s installation at ifa Gallery Berlin, a work based on thesignificance of “bodily thinking.” Drawing on Édouard Glissant’s “thought of thetrace” […]

Abdruckkörper

Four people stand up

Abdruckkörper Movement director Berlin 2022 “Because I grew up here, I dream. Whose dream? Just because you grew up in thisorder doesn’t mean that you feel comfortable in it, that you support it. Does it? Justbecause you have the society in your own body doesn’t mean you dream the samedreams. Does it?” Abdruckkörper is the […]

Forum Brasil Tanztheater : The pathways of Oxala

A dancer does expressives movements with hands and legs

Forum Brasil Tanztheater : The pathways of Oxala Performer Berlin 2021 The dance theater The Pathways of Oxalá by Murah Soares and his ensemble tellsa story about the deities, the so-called Orixás, of the Afro-Brazilian Candombléreligion. The type of storytelling in Murah Soare’s dance theater performance is notcomparable to European storytelling traditions. Different genres of […]

Two Planets Have Been Colliding For Thousands Of Years by Dora García

Thiago lays on the floor while is looked for two people)

Two Planets Have Been Colliding For Thousands Of Years by Dora García Exposition Durch dem Mauern gehen- Gropius Bau Performer Berlin 2020 In Dora García’s durational performance Two Planets Have Been Colliding ForThousands Of Years two performers, each positioned within one of two circles, faceeach other with their gazes interlocked. As one of the two […]

Pélagie Gbaguidi: Transemetter We Are A New Sun II

Thiago dances on the street among other dancers

Pélagie Gbaguidi: Transemetter We Are A New Sun II Re-opening of SAVVY Contemporary Gallery Performer Berlin 2020 Having moved into a new space – a former casino – that further pushes us to reflect onprecarity, reckoning with the fact that we are often chips in a larger system of gambling,our first project in our new […]

Exposition Liebe und Ethnologie- The colonial dialect of sensitivity

Woman with a puppet on her legs

Exposition Liebe und Ethnologie- The colonial dialect of sensitivity Haus der Kultur der Welt Performer Berlin 2019 The performances by Coletivo Bonobando (Lívia Laso, Vanessa Rocha, Thiago Rosa,Adriana Schneider, Patrick Sonata) deal with the social and socio-political living conditionsin Rio de Janeiro in a humorous but critical way. In the current political situation in Brazil,minorities […]