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Films by Axé Bahia Artists

March 14
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

features short films by such artists as Caetano Dias and Ayrson Heráclito, and sheds light on the breadth of their practices beyond the works on view in the exhibition.

In “Canto Doce: Pequeno Labirinto (Sweet Song: Small Labyrinth),” Caetano Dias records the construction of a small labyrinth made of sugar in the Calçada train station in Salvador, as well as the reaction of passersby discovering it. In Ayrson Heráclito’s “As mãos do Epô (The Hands of Epô),” the camera follows a pair of hands dipping into a bowl of dendê (palm oil) and depicting the movements characteristic of “orixás” or deities in the Candomblé religion.

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