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Lucio Agra
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil

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  • Clovis Teodorico
  • Grasiele Sousa
  • Maria Crispal
  • Michele Louise Schiocchet
  • Amor Experimental
  • Hannah Gardiner
  • Nathalie Fari/ atelier obra viva
  • Sara Panamby
  • Thomaz Kardos
  • Les Idiotes
  • Francesca Leoni
  • Katxerê Medina
  • Fernando Ribeiro
  • Gabrijel Savic Ra
  • María Papi

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professor, performer
Lucio Agra - Born in Recife, Brazil, grew up in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, nowadays settled in São Paulo. PhD in Communication and Semiotics at Catholic University of Sao Paulo, where even today he works as Professor at Commuication and Arts of the Body, Dept of Body Languages. As a performer, he developed research on the work of Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948), presenting his "Ursonate" in 2000, 01, 02, 03, 07 and 08. Developed in parallel, a mix of performance, sound poetry and free improvisation with musical groups (de)mo(li)tion (Paris, Montevideo and Sao Paulo, 2007/08) and Orchestra Descarrego. Author of Selva Bamba (poems, 1994), Historia da Arte do seculo 20 - Ideias e Movimentos (essay, 2006) and Monstrutivismo - reta e curva das vanguardas (essay, 2010). Prepares a new book on contemporary performance. As a poet, published several texts in many digital magazines. His work was presented in Epoetry 2011, together wiht his part in the international music band Group uSurp.

next performances

July 30 - Sesc Campinas - Campinas, Sao Paulo - Ursonate Implodida

August 06 - Videopoeticas show - CCSP - Sao Paulo

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Lucio Agra's Blog

What Contemporary Performance Network has made fo me? For us.

Posted on June 28, 2014 at 5:07pm 0 Comments

Following a suggestion from a friend, also a performance artist, Fernando Ribeiro, I reached CPN almost 2 years ago now. It was amazing to discover how remarkably well the work has been done to create a real performance social network. I presently use my blog in CPN as my main international information field. I've been so welcomed in it, that  they even turned me into Regional Editor, a very honoured…



Posted on October 22, 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

Lucio Agra works in a kind of laboratory of failures, practising idiotistic behavior, deceptive aesthetics, agonic solutions, low tech proudly swowed as it was high. 

Performance Guru Lectures 3 at 8th Hemispheric Institute Encounter in Sao Paulo

Posted on September 1, 2013 at 12:28pm 0 Comments

Guru Lectures is a series of nowadays 3 performances which discuss the range between personal memories and biographical questions and anthropological visions.

The figure of a Tropical Jesus teach the audience how to prepare a "churrasco" with real meat, whereas use a verbal language feed by 3 idioms: spanish, english and portuguese (the 3 languages of the Encuentro). 

Performance was presented in January 2013, at Transnocheo, the underground party of Hemispheric…


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