mar~yã (they/them), also known as makabra coqito, is a multi-spirited artist born in Brazil and rooted in México.
They work at the intersections of performance, street theatre, drag cabaret, healing practices, and popular education.
Their processes of life and creation are viscerally moved by political art and ancestral medicines.
mar~yã is currently working on the performative and pedagogical research project Change Skin Like a Serpent, based on dreams, healing rituals, and feminist justice processes.
They are a member of the Teatro de Operações performance collective, a Rio de Janeiro-based group that acts at the interstices of art, and critical pedagogies, studying power relations between disobedient acts,and forces that regulate cities and that are contained in bodies.
mar~yã is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Performance Arts at the University of Brasília (UNB). They hold a degree in body therapies (Angel Vianna School, Rio de Janeiro), and they are a perennial student of Traditional Zapotec Medicine in Oaxaca, Mexico.
telluric dreaming is dreaming of, with, and in the earth. they say that to tremble, to let ourselves vibrate, is to co-regulate the body’s frequencies with the earth’s breathing. it is listening to ourselves: the body in relation.