Second Skin: Experience and Transfiguration in Body Art

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Marcelo Denny & Marcos Bulhões

Theoretical and practical experience with body art, from a brief reflection on the origins of body alteration (in Brazil and the world). Performative games, physical actions experimenting with colors, textures, and designs on the body, in search of a poetic of “second skin”. Final exhibition of work in an Urban Intervention.


Marcelo Denny, PhD, is a professor, visual artist, set designer and make-up designer. He teaches in the Department of Theatre Arts at the ECA-USP in the disciplines of “Make-Up and Characterization” and “Performative Practices II,” as well as in ECA-USP’s Graduate Program, researching the uses of technology in contemporary theatre.

Marcos Bulhões is a director, researcher and professor of Theatre and Performance, focusing on methodological approaches to creation and training in contemporary stagecraft. Currently vice-coordinator of the Graduate Program of Theatre Arts at the School of Arts and Communication at USP, directing research in pedagogy of Theatre and Performance. He is also editor of the journal Sala Preta.

Background Information
  • Encuentro Location (São Paulo): USP - Escola de Comunicações e Artes
  • Date: January 14, 2013, January 15, 2013, January 16, 2013, January 17, 2013, January 18, 2013
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