Maria Alice Poppe
Maria Alice Poppe is one of today's most recognized contemporary dance dancers. She is a researcher and collaborator in dance creation processes weaving wefts as a thinker and practitioner of the body, writings and thought. Through interdisciplinary dialogues she investigates the poetic-political relations between body, ground, weight, gravity and fall in a hybrid perspective of gesture and thought. Doctor in Scenic Arts by UNIRIO, Master in Visual Arts by the School of Fine Arts of the UFRJ. She is currently Associate Professor of Dance Courses at UFRJ where she develops the research project LINHA: dances, drifts and thought; resident artist at Centro Coreográfico do Rio de Janeiro and writes for the digital platform Pressenza.