Multidisciplinary project focused on exploring and expanding several elements from South America’s cultural heritage.
The project is run by a team of artists who facilitate music, dance ad street art workshops, and ended with a performance that combined all the elements and participants together.
From the SUR is in partnership with
@pianodrome and has been supported by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Diversity & Inclusion Fund.
From the SUR includes
Cajones in the neighborhood
Lead by @joserojasnavea
Sessions of craft & music workshops focused on building percussion instruments from upcycled piano wood, and learning some traditional and modern rhythm patterns from Afro-Latin American Heritage.
Lead by @andreatorresviedma
Sessions of a creative journey through elements of Afro-Latin American dances to develop a site-specific performance, creating an encounter between the sculptural location and physical space of the Pianodrome, while learning dance movement and approaches from the Sur [South].
Both workshops include street art to paint the instruments and to create some costumes lead by the artist @yon.qui
The final performance has taken place at the Pianodrome.
Pianodrome, Warehouse 28
West Harbour Rd, Edinburgh EH5 1PN
Pianodrome, Old Royal High School
New Parliament House, 5-7 Regent Rd, Edinburgh EH7 5BL