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FND
OCT.03

1:00pm and 2:00pm - Signal Hill (next to Cabot Tower)

Photo by Cecilia Whelan
Photo by Cecilia Whelan

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Photo by Cecilia Whelan
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Calling the Wind
Ana Luísa Ramos & Vanessa Cordoso-Whelan

 

Calling the Wind
Ana Luísa Ramos & Vanessa Cordoso-Whelan

"Calling the Wind" is a collaboration project by dancer and multi-disciplinary artist Vanessa Cardoso Whelan and singer-songwriter Ana Luísa Ramos, both originally from Brazil, and currently based in Newfoundland and Labrador. The initial inspiration for this project emerged from the artists observation of the unique Newfoundland weather. The wind is always present on the island, even in its absence we are aware of it and its all-engulfing presence. Exploring the wind through movement and music brings insights to create art. The energy of the wind, with its rhythms, vibrations, density, velocity, that's what provides Vanessa and Ana Luisa with the impulse to experiment and create this piece.

 

"Choreographer and Dancer: Vanessa Cardoso-Whelan

Choreographer, Musician, and Dancer: Ana-Luísa Ramos

Photos by: Cecilia Whelan and Eric Taylor"

 

Vanessa Cardoso-Whelan

is a playwright, multidisciplinary artist, street performer and clown hailing from Brazil, with a passion for contemporary theatre and body movement awareness, especially related to Flamenco dancing. Graduating in Theatre Arts in 2004, she has performed with several artistic groups onstage and in street productions, as an actress, Flamenco dancer, puppeteer and fire flow dancer. Backstage activities include production assistant, props builder and stage manager assistant. She also has given theatre and dance instruction to adults and kids. Vanessa has been actively engaged in the local arts scene since moving to Canada in 2014, performing in theatre productions, TV shows, dancing Flamenco, clowning, doing her Living Statue, participating in diverse artistic workshops and festivals. Vanessa likes to give her art back to the community, doing volunteer performances for new Canadians/refugees, and Nonprofit Organizations.

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