Respira Conspira

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␣␣␣␣␣␣ tudo  que ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ -­  Paulo  Leminski            Conspire:   From   Latin   Conspirare;;   to   act   in   harmony,   conspire,   equivalent   to   con   +   spirare;;   to   breathe:   breathing   together.

          Conspiring  often  has  a  negative  connotation;;  a  strategic  game  in  the  shadows,  an  alliance  to  plot  against  another   power  or  person.  But  it  can  also  be  interpreted  as  coming  close  together  to  sharpen  the  senses,  to  be  more  attentive   to  the  other’s  signals  and  thoughts;;  lowered  voices  breathing  the  same  air.            RESPIRA  CONSPIRA  is  an  ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣  initiated  by  Camilla  Rocha  Campos  and  Thora  Dolven  Balke,  both  2016   residents   of   Capacete,   concerning   the   practice   of   thinking   together   –   with   the   aim   to   create   moments   of   action,   ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ movements  to  change  a  given  situation.

This  open  research  will  manifest  during  7  days  between  the  7th  and  14th   of  November  2016  at  CAPACETE.            All  the  events  are  free  and  will  be  live  whisper  translated  between  English  and  Portuguese.


Mon  &  Tue  7/11  &  8/11  from  5  to  8  pm Workshop  with  artist  Humberto  Velez  (PA/UK) Participativo  –  A  workshop  about  public  and  participatory  art  projects  developed  for  Respira  Conspira  presented  at   Capacete.  Examining  the  possibilities  of  collaboration  and  collectives,  why  and  how  do  artists  work  with  groups  or   communities;;   as   intuitive   formations   out   of   necessity   or   common   interest,   or   as   projects   commissioned   by   outside   ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ creating  something  together.


Wed  9/11  from  7:30  to  10:30  pm Group  talk  with  Capacete  residents  2016 Starting  from  the  conspiration  that  is  the  residency  Capacete,  this  conversation  with  the  2016  residents  will  consider   questions,  movements,  other  conspirations  and  experiences  that  have  manifest  throughout  the  8  months  we  have   spent  together  so  far,  inside  and  outside  Capacete  itself.

Niqui  Tapume Artist   Marssares   (BR)   is   building   a   new   structure   within   Capacete,   changing   the   usual   movements,   encouraging   new  places  to  meet,  talk,  listen  and  observe  from.  This  new  set-­up  will  stay  throughout  Respira  Conspira.     

Cooking  Respira  Conspira   Self-­revolutionary  and  resident  chef  of  Capacete  Kadija  de  Paula  (BR)  will  bring  nourishment  to  the  Respira   Conspira  participants,  together  with  other  invited  chefs,  for  the  duration  of  the  events.


Thur  10/11  from  3  to  5  pm Conversation  with  Ella  (BR)  and  surprise  guest  (?) Ella  is  a  collective  of  women  artist-­researchers.  Ella  is  an  experience  in  creating  a  medium  for  activating  thoughts   and  actions  in  artworks.  The  group  was  formed  from  an  encounter  between  women  artists,  students  and  researchers   from  Escola  de  Belas  Artes  da  UFRJ  with  the  desire  to  deconstruct  traditional  hierarchies  of  academic  art  education,   exploring  spaces  for  art  around  the  city.

5:30  to  8  pm Group  conversation  with  Dominic  Barter  (BR/UK)   Dominic   Barter   plays   with   social   innovations   based   on   dialogue,   empathy   and   partnership.   In   the   mid-­90s   he   was   instrumental  in  the  development  of  Restorative  Circles,  a  community-­based  and  -­owned  practice  for  dynamic   ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ Council  resolution.  A  long  time  theatre  practitioner,  Dominic  has  developed  daily  practices  for  artists,  a  gift  economy   model  called  Financial  Co-­responsibility  and  currently  collaborates  daily  with  Espaço  Beta,  a  high  school  devoted  to   conviviality  and  relational  intelligence.    At  Respira  Conspira  he  will  hold  a  group  conversation,  taking  its  starting  point   from  an  encounter  on  a  bus  during  the  political  demonstrations  in  2013,  a  moment  where  an  unspoken  connection,   a  kind  of  conspiration,  manifest  between  himself  and  a  fellow  passenger.


Fri  11/11  from  5:30  to  7:30  pm Reading  group  with  Ian  Ericksson-­Kery  (US) Ian  is  a  writer,  researcher,  and  translator,  with  a  focus  on  the  intersection  of  art  and  political  activism.  He  is  currently   a  resident  at  Capacete.  He  organizes  a  regular  reading  group  in  Rio  de  Janeiro,  carried  out  in  translation  and  through   collective   enunciation.   One   postulate   of   these   meetings   is   having   time   together   to   articulate   desires   in   the   face   of   an  ever-­privatized  present  and  future.  On  this  day  he  will  propose  a  text  to  be  read  out  loud  and  discussed  together.

From  7:30  to  10:30  pm Conversation  through  sound,  with  Marssares  (BR),  Lilian  Zaremba  (BR),  Caetano  (BR),  Gaby  Hartel   (DE),  Thora  Dolven  Balke  (NO),  Leandro  Nerefuh  (BR)  and  Daniel  Sant’Anna  (BR)   This  conversations  participants  work  with  sound  and  music  in  various  ways;;  as  artist,  curator,  broadcaster,  teacher,   ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣-­ formed  live  -­  to  start  a  conversation,  as  an  extension  of  their  own  thinking  and  a  reaction  to  the  questions  posed  by   Respira  Conspira.


Sat  12/11  from  5  to  7pm Final  presentation  and  talk  about  the  workshop  with  Humberto  Velez  (PA/UK) The  participants  will  collectively  present  their  research  and  impressions  from  the  topics  raised  during  the  workshop.

From  7  to  10:30  pm Conversation  through  movements  and  actions  with  Trine  Falch  (NO),  Michelle  Mattiuzzi  (BR),  Camilla   Rocha  Campos  (BR)  and  Tali  Serruya  (AR/FR) A  day  dedicated  to  performance,  to  the  body,  and  conversation  between  artists  and  an  audience  as  a  reaction  to  the   notion   of   conspiring   -­   of   creating   new   movements   based   current   situations   and   history   from   various   geographical   perspectives.

Trine   Falch␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣ the  participants.  Michelle  Mattiuzzi  is  an  artist  who  uses  her  own  body  to  visualise  historical  and  current  narratives.   Through  people’s  contribution  Camilla  Rocha  Campos  will  make  bubbles  and  build  a  context  loaded  by  humor  and   criticism.  Tali  Serruya  will  create  an  exercise  around  the  contagious  physical  and  emotional  reactions  that  tend  to   spread  through  groups  of  people.


Mon  14/11  -­  time  to  be  announced Caminhada  de  mulheres  with  Julia  Retz  (BR)  and  Aurelia  Defrance  (FR) ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣  are  invitations  to  take  a  moment …to  gather,  to  drift  collectively  or  to  be  guided …to  trust  intuition  and  knowledge  of  others …to  understand  the  urban  fabric  we  are  part  of ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣ ␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣␣