Desespero Magnânima

2013 / Lisbon / SD / b&w and color / sound / 6'

The wind and rhythm of Lisbon animate the mythological origins of Fado, a music tradition that gives form to the feeling of saudade. The Fado origin story depicts a windless night on the open sea; there, in darkness, stillness, and silence the human voice can access profound emotion- and desperation.

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