Gisela Casimiro

Portuguese Guest

Gisela Casimiro is a Portuguese-Guinean writer, artist, performer, translator and activist. She is the author of Erosão (poetry), Giz (poetry), Casa com Árvores Dentro (theatre play), Estendais (nonfiction) and Privilégio Negro (antiracist manual). She translated Audre Lorde’s Sister Outsider into Portuguese. In theatre, she worked with Ana Borralho & João Galante, Romeo Castellucci, Raquel André, Cláudia Semedo, and Marco Mendonça. Her artwork is part of the prestigious António Cachola Collection. She co-coordinates the reading club at Batalha Cinema Center. She is a founding member of UNA – Black Arts Union.   Photo: Filipe Ferreira