Capoeria 1, Oil on Canvas, 34x 36
The two figures are performing Capoeira to the sound of the Brazilian Berimbau music. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and martial arts. The painting represents how beautiful Brazilian dance movement s can represent a story of struggle and triumph. In the 1600’s, African slaves birthed capoeira out of the struggle for freedom, it represented the fight for liberation.