In the first weeks of this course, I have been able to ground my own practice and have concrete references and artistic exchanges about what I've been doing in my group and context.

Marília Coelho, on a moment of learning on the course so far

Marília Coelho is a dance artist, choreographer and director based in Brazil. Through dance she seeks to articulate ancestral knowledge with a contemporary approach to life based on decolonisation. She is co-leader of the activist and cultural space "Mirante das Artes" located in Botucatu, São Paulo, a place that welcomes and fosters dance production in the region. She is also a member of the "Maya-Lila" group and has presented her work in various spaces in her country and around the world. She is an inaugural recipient of the Global South Scholarship.