II – Kalunga Entities

Performance and Ritual by Luanda Carneiro Jacoel
Photo: Performance and Ritual by Luanda Carneiro Jacoel

Kalunga Entities – durational and displaced performances Kalunga Entities embraces the concepts of displacement and nomadism in cultural materials. The durational performances invoke journeys into a body (in) transit, that carries with it signs-entities of independent existence and that can travel in time and space, becoming others forms or expressions.

Is part of the trilogy of Kalunga pieces which explore the meanings of the word Kalunga in the Bakongo cosmogram (Dikenga). Kalunga is a word from the Bantu languages (an ethno-linguistic group mainly from sub-Saharan Africa) which means the sea, as well as the burial grounds.