Language is a Skin


Date: 22 Jun - 23 Jun 2024
Time: 11am - 3pm
Duration: 240 mins
Location: The Factory
£15 - £25
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About the artists

Luciana De Mello is an Afro-indigenous writer born in Argentina. She is the author of the novel Mandinga de amor and Ninguna calle termina en la esquina, a nonfiction book about the creative writing workshop she founded in one of the largest prisons in Buenos Aires. She has been writing about literature, feminisms and queer culture for the Argentinian newspaper Página 12 for nearly 20 years. She is also part of Mandacarú, a publishing house that translates cis and trans Brazilian women writers of African descent into Spanish. She is currently finishing her second novel. Luciana has been based in Belfast since 2022.

Lola Vera is a dancer and choreographer from Argentina. She was part of UNA (National University of Arts) Dance Company until 2018 when she moved to Brussels to continue her exploration of movement. In Belgium, she worked with Paola Madrid in the SORTA company, where she developed artistic and educational projects. She is a founding member of the LesSudakas collective, a group of Latin American artists based inBrussels. Currently, she works as a choreographer for audiovisual projects between Argentina, Belgium, and Spain and she is directing her first physical theatre piece, "Yo soy una fiesta," with La Resistencia Teatre.

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