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Sketches of Chica da Silva: fictional, filmic, and choreographic accounts.(texto en ingles)(Ensayo critico)

Pueo Wood, Naomi

Chasqui, 2015, Vol.44(2), p.68(12) [Periódico revisado por pares]

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  • Título:
    Sketches of Chica da Silva: fictional, filmic, and choreographic accounts.(texto en ingles)(Ensayo critico)
  • Autor: Pueo Wood, Naomi
  • Assuntos: Da Silva, Chica ; Da Silva, Chica
  • É parte de: Chasqui, 2015, Vol.44(2), p.68(12)
  • Descrição: [...]the body as a site of incorporated history operates outside of linguistic terms. [...]the myth of Chica confirmed in the film validates the notion of mulatta or Affo-Brazilian women being sexually astute and primordial sexual beings; and, second, Chica as a long-time lover of the white contractor confirms the popular myth of racial democracy and the blending of racial borders that characterizes many accounts of colonial Brazil.6 While these myths and stereotypes are founded on colonial-period power relations and exotification, and reified through dominant-male, colonizer- historical narratives, they are also firmly present in twenty-first centuiy Brazilian culture as reflected in Santana's choreography.7 Júnia Furtado's critique of Diegues's film characterization of Chica as sensual and licentious is expanded in Santana's choreography as Santana also divorces the mulatta body from hypersexualization while maintaining the importance of bodily signifiers and intersectional social politics....
  • Idioma: Inglês

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