On Having Your Navel Rooted in a Freshwater Current

Curator Beatriz Lemos speaks with artist Davi de Jesus Do Nascimento to highlight how that which moves through the body changes narrative and political concerns and generates alternative ways of experiencing memory through the realms of fantasy and imagination.

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  1. A carranca is a sculpture with a human or animal form, made of wood and placed at the prow of the boats that navigate the São Francisco River.

  2. Translator’s note: Carranquieros are the people who carve carrancas.

  3. Translator’s note: A pejorative Brazilian term, it can be translated as “fag.”

  4. In addition to being a term used to refer to indigenous people in Brazil, caboclo also refers to people of both white and indigenous ancestry.


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