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Screening: Films by “Axé Bahia” Artists

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Ayrson Heráclito, Oxum from the series Bori (Feeding the Head) , 2008/2011. Photograph, 100 cm x 100 cm. © Ayrson Heráclito.

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This program features short films by artists featured in “Axé Bahia.” Caetano Dias’ film “Canto Doce: Pequeno Labirinto (Sweet Song: Small Labyrinth),” records the construction of a small labyrinth made of sugar in the Calçada train station in Salvador, Bahia. Ayrson Heráclito’s “As mãos do Epô (The Hands of Epô),” follows a pair of hands dipping into palm oil, depicting spiritual movements. Click here for more information.

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March 14, 2018 07:00 PM — March 14, 2018 09:00 PM


West LA & Valley





Fowler Museum at UCLA — Website


308 Charles E Young Drive N
Los Angeles, CA

Associated Exhibition

Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis