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O Rumo do Fumo - Residency Programme

The programme supports the contemporary artistic creation, stimulating its research and development by hosting two residencies for EMERGING ARTISTS. It provides to the selected projects conditions for its development during one month. O Rumo do Fumo offers: financial support, rehearsal studio, artistic counselling and organization of a work-in-progress presentation at Espaço da Penha.


Selected projects:

KDEIRAZ by Natália Mendonça and Dani Barra

Artistic Residency - 13 September to 8 October 2021
Informal Public Presentation - 8 October 2021


KDEIRAZ enters the children's universe investigating photoperformance as a procedural tool in dance to problematize the excessive use of the chair in our daily lives. “In the end, we ended up spending our lives sitting in a chair eating, studying, working, talking and looking at a multitude of screens. In the history of the human species, we are drastically changing the way we (not) move, and the body pays for it " - Vybarr Cregan-Reid. The work intends to investigate the deprogramming of the monotonous choreography of sit X stand, through situations that provoke creation of extraordinary relationships between the human being and the chair.


KDEIRAZ its Natália Mendonça and Dani Barra, with Visual Creation by Marine Sigaut and Carmen Alves, and Interlocution by Josefa Pereira and Joana Egypto
Production: Buraco – Criação em Artes Performativas
Artistic Residencies: Núcleo A70 and Casa da Dança de Almada
Support: Escola a Tempo Inteiro - Chasa, O Rumo do Fumo - Residency Programme

Apocalypse Among Friends or Simply the Day by Julián Pacomio

Artistic Residency - 8 November to 3 December 2021
Informal Public Presentation - to be announced


For a long time we’ve been going to bed early. We are people of the day, night is someone else’s business. We wait for the apocalypse together, all of us, here. At some point the familiar, the intimate, will become unsettling, and the end will come peacefully, so kind.

Something dark will emerge to the surface incriminating life, and nothing will be the same; memories, those of passed times, will no longer matter; only the strongest ones will, that is, those of now. We will never be contemporary again and only daylight will remain, as simple as that.


[…] this doesn’t make sense but the rest doesn’t make sense but the rest is death.


Creation: Julián Pacomio
Performers: Sara Vieira Marques, Alina Ruiz Folini, Victor Colmenero Mir, Ángela Millano, Nina Botkay,  Marina Dubia, Lucho Moreno Zamorano e Matilde Amigo (La Capella, Barcelona); Daniel Pizamiglio, Alina Ruiz Folini, Sara Vieira Marques, Marina Dubia, Leire Aranberri, Laure Fleitz, Maria Abrantes e Aline Combe (PACAP, Lisbon)
Lights: Santiago Rodríguez Tricot
Sound: Borja Caro
Acomppaniment: Alexandra Laudo
Design: Blanca G. Terán.
Thanks: Iván Haidar, Ignacio de Antonio Antón, Carolina Campos, João Dos Santos Martins and Nùria Gómez Gabriel
Production: Barcelona Producció, La Capella, Acció en viu, 2020-21; Ayudas a Artistas Visuales de Extremadura
Residencies: Graner - Centro de Danza y Artes Vivas, Forum Dança, ARAR - La Caldera

O Rumo do Fumo - Residency Programme is supported by Câmara Municipal de Lisboa / Divisão de Acção Cultural / Direcção Municipal de Cultura 

Ficha Artística


La Burla by Bruno Brandolino and Bibi Dória - Project dossier

Pink Noise by Alina Folini -Project dossier



Self with mistake by Henrique Furtado Vieira - Project dossier

TOUCH by Emilie Gregersen - Project dossier



Molto bene, molto male - le canzoni del Paradiso by Polina Akhmetzyanova - Project dossier

FrontMan by Juliana Oliveira - Project dossier



La Burla by Bruno Brandolino and Bibi Dória: artistic residency 26 October - 21 November 2020, informal presentation 20 November 2020

Pink Noise by Alina Folini:artistic residency 7 September - 3 October 2020, informal presentation 3 October 2020



Self with mistake by Henrique Furtado Vieira: artistic residency 5 - 31 August 2019, informal presentation 29 August 2019

TOUCH by Emilie Gregersen: artistic residency30 September - 26 October 2019, informal presentation on 25 October 2019



Molto bene, molto male - le canzoni del Paradiso by Polina Akhmetzyanova: artistic residency 12 November - 8 December 2018, informal presentation 7 December 2018

FrontMan by Juliana Oliveira: artistic residency 8 October - 3 November 2018, workshop 11 October 2018, informal presentation 2 November 2018