Brian Friel Theatre | Belfast, 17-18 March 2018

The third staging of Other Registers, the first outside Brazil, took place at the Brian Friel Theatre, Queen’s University Belfast, as part of the 2018 Imagine! Festival of Ideas and Politics.

As before, the installation was composed of a circle of eight speakers playing the sonified quantitative data about police violence in Rio. On the floor inside the speaker circle, there was a chalk drawing of the caveirão armoured vehicle used by Rio’s police, emphasised by lighting effects. The chalk artwork was inspired by the drawing created by Guga Ferraz for the second staging of the installation at Centro de Artes da Maré in Rio de Janeiro in late 2016.


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As part of the Imagine! Festival, a film night screening short digital documentaries relating to urban violence in Rio was also organised by Belfast Brazilian CineClub.

This staging took place on 17-18 March 2018.

Credits for Belfast staging:
Sound equipment: Sonic Arts Research Centre
Venue/lighting: Brian Friel Theatre
Artwork: Miguel Martin

Other Registers was developed by Nico Espinoza, Rafucko, Samuel Van Ransbeeck and Tori Holmes (learn more about the artists) during the 10-day Creative Lab on Social Change through Creativity and Culture which took place in Rio de Janeiro in October-November 2015.

Outros Registros was part of Creative Lab, curated by Batman Zavareze and Paul Heritage and produced by Festival Multiplicidade and People’s Palace (Queen Mary University of London) in partnership with CreativeWorks London. The project was made possible with research funding from the UK Arts & Humanities Research Council and the Newton Fund.

Click here to learn more about Other Registers.

Belfast staging supported by:



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