MIRBrazil blog #2: A different kind of chocolate

I had my first Cuíca lesson yesterday with Paulinho Bicolor.  This experience was more incredible than I could have imagined and it left me feeling euphoric and full of emotion. I left in the morning so that I could stop by an electronics shop to pick up some components I need.  Unlike many other cities […]

MIR Brazil blog #1: Rio de Janeiro!

It’s my third full day here in Rio.  This morning I met with Chico Dub and Eduarda Estrella from Novas Frequencias Festival and Christina Bokel Becker and Sabrina Candido from the British Council.  It was great to meet everyone and discuss the residency.  I’m planning to experiment with the cuíca and was put in touch with […]