L’INTRU (INVADERS) is a multidisciplinary exhibition and performance program that deals with issues of post-colonialism, memory, identity and narration. Gathering together artists originally from Portugal, England, Rwanda, Greece, Germany, Argentine, Hungary, Poland and Australia, who work in performance, object, photography, video and installation, L’INTRU aims to question these potent issues: postcolonialism, personal and collective memory, narration and identity. It not only asks who the…See More
MARIANNE. Theatre could be life. A nurse could be an actress. One woman could have a baby. Another woman could love her baby. Two women are the reverse of each other. Theatre is a reverse of life. A play called Marianne, based in Persona, by…
Dance Play is a performance about life, movement and immigration.I walk slowlyBecause I come from far away I walk slowlyBecause I came from far away I walk slowlyBecause I am basha posh,A girl who used to be a boySee More
September 8, 2011 at 9:15pm to September 10, 2011 at 10pm
Self-portrait is a play about my identity. Over the years, I collected my personal records (medical examinations, radiographies, vaccines) and wondered what’s the role that our heritage plays in our life. It could be an interrogatory, an inquiry or, even, a manifesto against all the questionnaires that we have to answer during our lives, but it isn’t. It is just a self-portrait. Perhaps, an automatic self-portrait.See More
Ana Mendes is a Portuguese playwright, performer and multidisciplinary artist living in London. She works in performance, video, sound and photography. Ana’s work is based on the idea of movement and rhythm. Her performances have been produced in the UK, Bosnia, Sweden, Ireland, Spain, Germany, France and Portugal. Ana won the Prize of the Jury Sophiensaele with her performance Dance Play, Festival 100% Berlin, Germany, 2013; Self-portrait won the Act-Arriaga Prize, Act – Performing Arts Festival 2012, Bilbao, Spain and the Second Prize Lift Art Gallery, USA. She has received fellowships from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Portugal and ACC Gallery/City of Weimar, Germany and participated in residencies in Ireland, Switzerland, Germany and Spain.