Paulo Freire’s Philosophy of Education and the ‘Politics of Capoeira’. 1/2

“I have had enough of Capoeira politics!” In 20 years of practice I have lost count of how many nice, talented and devoted-to-the-art friends I have seen leaving  Capoeira for this reason. Only that they gave up because of ‘politicking’ not ‘politics'; an important distinction.
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Fundamentalism and Capoeira 3/3

 

This is the last post in which I will be discussing my thoughts on Fundamentalism and Capoeira based on an experience I had trying to cooperate with another group/style to collect data for my research.

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Fundamentalism and Capoeira. 2/3

 

Matters of authenticity are very often related to aesthetic values, socio-centrism, and market reserve. The concept is usually applied attempting to validate or to quantify one’s perspective or practice over somebody else’s. It is also frequently based upon myths of purism; an ironic approach for an interdisciplinary and intercutural practice like Capoeira.

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