I was interviewed by Luiz Eduardo Garcia da Silva for the BRaS blog about the future of democracy in Brazil. The interview in English can be read here.
Segue a entrevista em português. Agradeço a Luiz Eduardo Garcia da Silva, Anna Paula Bennech, Cláudia Pires e Giovanna Imbernon.… Read the restMay 20, 2021
There’s this majestic passage in James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk:
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“What I was learning was beginning to frighten me to death. If you look steadily into that unblinking blue, into that pinpoint at the center of the eye, you discover a bottomless cruelty, a viciousness cold and icy.February 11, 2019
My text appeared in the Collector’s Booklet, as part of the DVD (Music Box, 2018) of Daniela Thomas’s Vazante:
Vazante is a piercing portrait of the exploitation and suffering that mark slaveholding societies. The plot takes us to the early 19th century, on the eve of Brazil’s independence from Portugal.… Read the restOctober 9, 2018
Papel, amigo papel, não recolhas tudo o que escrever esta pena vadia. Querendo servir-me, acabarás desservindo-me.