Laís Machado

Laís Machado

Artist and Performer

  • Salvador (Brazil)

Laís Machado is a transdisciplinary artist, alárìnjó, feminist and researcher from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Together with artist Diego Araúja she founded ÀRÀKÁ – Platform for creation in art, a transdisciplinary space for research, creation, training networks and exchanges between black artists (national and international). Her research focuses on trance and flow as a starting point for creating presences in performances, as well as a decolonial study of the contemporary experimental scene. She is the creator, artistic director and coordinator of the Obìnrín Forum, an artistic residency for black women transdisciplinary artists from Latin America in Salvador, Bahia.
[As of June 2020]

Contributions by Laís Machado