Raphi Soifer


Photo/foto: Julio Pantoja

The Super Fun Death of Z Carioca

The Super Fun Death of Z Carioca is a performance/video/installation that examines themes of nationality, language and media. Z Carioca is a pirated version of Zé Carioca, the Walt Disney parrot who, attached by his heel to his hammock, only has a TV, a radio, and a firearm for diversion.


Raphi Soifer is an artist, educator, and researcher. He holds a degree from Yale University in Anthropology and Performing Arts. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and lives in Brazil.

Background Information
  • Encuentro location (Bogotá): Mapa Teatro
  • Date: August 22, 2009
  • Country: United States
Video edited by Victor Bautista
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