Other writing

Essays, interviews, and longform articles

Seeing full circles: The flipside of a literary festival

Flipside is a festival of Brazilian literature happening annually at the Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England. In this piece I tell how my curiosity drove me into the fascinating world of Liz Calder, a British editor who is passionate about Brazil and its authors. I tell a bit of Calder’s story, as well as I explore the somehow stereotypical images that entail British narratives of Brazil.

Reenacting slavery and power in Debret: An interview with Vasco Araújo

Portuguese artist Vasco Araújo discusses the unusual reinterpretation that he proposes to the French 19th century painter, Jean-Baptiste Debret (1768–1848), one of the first artists to portray the enslaver Brazil [First published in 2012]

 

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