Brazilian Bodies and Their Choreographies of Identification: by Cristina F. Rosa

By Cristina F. Rosa

Brazilian our bodies, and their Choreographies of identity retraces the presence of a selected manner of swaying the physique that, in Brazil, is often referred to as ginga . Cristina Rosa its presence throughout exact and particular geographical regions: samba-de-roda (samba-in-a-circle) dances, capoeira angola video games, and the repertoire of Grupo Corpo.

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