Courtesy Benjamin Abras.


Benjamin Abras (Brazil) is a multimedia artist and dancer.

He is disciple of the traditions of Candomblé, Umbanda and capoeira Angola, of which he is professor and disciple of master João Bosco’s group I’m Angoleiro and Yao Ilê Ogunfunmilayo, directed by Babalorixá Erisvaldo Ogun.

Benjamin was one of the artists joining the 10 week Performance as Process programme starting in January 2015.

With support from

Arts Council England


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