Periguetes no pagode baiano: speeches and performances

Leading researcher: Fabiana Leonel de Castro
Research group: Practices and Politics of Culture
Type of project: Doctoral research
Status: Ongoing
Keywords: Gender | Race | Generation | Performance

Main institution: CRIA
Participant institutions: n.a.
Funding: CAPES (Brasil)
Reference: n.a.
Starting date: 01-09-14

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“Periguetes no pagode baiano: speeches and performances” discusses from an intersectional perspective the speeches and performances of black women attending the pagode baiano in the city of Salvador-Bahia-Brazil. The speech / performance of these subjects offers the opportunity to analyze the pagode baiano and the relationships lived in that space, as well as to interpret the group itself from a new perspective not yet explored. I also try to understand how they incorporate and / or recreate speeches about themselves. The performance of the attendants, at parties, appears as a speech, because the verbalized through the songs is constituted by the male bias. With this I am not affirming that there necessarily is a correspondence between performance / speech and practice / discourse. Therefore, it is necessary to discuss some questions about the constructions of race, gender, class and generation that make up the classifications / typifications and / or the stereotypes in the scenario that can be perceived in music and dance. Immediately, the Bahia pagoda is a musical style that constitutes an artistic scene in the city of Salvador-Bahia-Brazil, being the rhythm more heard by the youth in the popular peripheries of the city. Some of the characteristics of the pagoda go back to sambas / chulas practices, be they the indissociability of music and dance, the sensuality present in dance and even the double malicious sense sexually present in the lyrics (Lima: 2004). It is possible to find similarities between the Bahian pagoda and other contemporary urban musical phenomena connected to the markedly non-white peripheries. To emphasize this aspect is fundamental in a global scenario not only by the framework itself, but by realizing that these new identity mechanisms are built within a framework of locally articulated global dynamics.

Researchers from CRIA

IDNamePositionProjTitleProject typeStatus
pub114*Maria Cardeira da SilvaSupervisorproj170*Periguetes no pagode baiano: speeches and performancesDoctoral researchOngoing
pub456*Fabiana Leonel de CastroResearch scholarproj170*Periguetes no pagode baiano: speeches and performancesDoctoral researchOngoing
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