Trans(per)formative bodies. A lecture by Fernando Belfiore


From 19 July 2018




Garage Auditorium
Trans(per)formative bodies. A lecture by Fernando BelfioreTrans(per)formative bodies. A lecture by Fernando Belfiore


Exploring the idea of observation and embodiment the lecturer will look at his modes of work, references, and current practices as an artist in the context of the tendencies of contemporary dance. 

During the lecturer Fernando Belfiore will focus on how a background in theater, diverse dance techniques that use visual arts references, and exploring different kinds of stages keep evolving one's own unique practice as a performer. He explores performing arts are a mixture of disciplines and searches for new formats to engage with the audience. For Belfiore the body is a medium of transformation and re-empowerment.

One of the main purposes for performer is to compose body, light, sound, and objects to make pieces—rethinking their dramaturgy as affecting and changing physically the limits of the body and place. The presence and the transformation of the performers on the stage is a particular focus in the work's research.


Fernando Belfiore (b.1983, Sao Paolo) is a choreographer and performance artist. In 2012 he graduated from Sao Paolo Public University. Belfiore works explore performance art having the body as his main medium through a mixture of theater, choreographic questions, and visual arts references.  Each work proposes a diverse experience because Belfiore takes inspiration from diverse themes and experiments with modes of creation. He is currently based in Amsterdam.


Free admission with advance registration.

The lecture will be held in English with interpreting into Russian.

The lecture will be accessible for deaf and hard of hearing visitors and will be interpreted into Russian Sign Language.