RIO OCCUPATION AT THE BUSH

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Commissioned by Rio de Janeiro’s State Culture Secretariat
and Executive Produced by People’s Palace Projects Co-produced by Battersea Arts Centre

This summer, the Bush will be hosting Brazilian artist and filmmaker Felipe Rocha as part of Rio Occupation London. His short film Maybe in Lisbon, produced in association with West London film makers Kool Beanz, will be showcased at the Rio Occupation: Festival Finale on the 1-3 August at the V22 Summer Club in Bermondsey.

To celebrate the relationship between Rio and London – the host cities of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016 and 2012 – we’re hosting an evening of entertaining talks and inspiring music, poetry and film bringing together the global and local. Tickets are free, you’ll just need to book here.

Rio Occupation London brings 30 ground-breaking artists from Rio de Janeiro to occupy the vibrant streets, stages and squares of London during the London 2012 Olympic Games, working across the capital with UK based artists as part of the London 2012 Festival . www.riooccupationlondon.com | #RioOccupationLdn

Co-funded by British Council and Arts Council England project in London and Rio de Janeiro. Rio Occupation is funded by Petrobras

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