she poems  is a contemporary art project made in Africa with African women creators and has produced short films of dance, photographs in dance and contemporary dance pieces (solos and duets)

the African woman is positioned in the place of creator along with the Spanish director thus breaking against all stereotypes that usually falls on her - a female African black body

she poems aims to create female role model, it is in itself a tribute to women,

at the same time that it is a project of female empowerment and professionalization of African creative women

she poems shortfilms

TANZANIA
she poems tanzania

lifetime dust VII

inspired by the poem

of rosario castellanos (mexico) 

she happiness majige

canara minzi mims,

by aïda colmenero dïaz 

05:19 min 2016

bagamojo,dar es salaam,

tanzania

she poems tanzania
exodus 

inspired by the poem of ángela figuera aymerich (spain)


she   khadija nasibu
by   aïda colmenero dïaz
film   minzi mims

edition  juan cañamero

03:30 min, 2013

dar es salaam tanzania

she poems tanzania
stay in me

inspired by the poem of maria clara gonzález (colombia) 

she     shamila salumu
film    minzi mims
edition juan cañamero
music hildur gudnadottir 
by      aïda colmenero dïaz

03:00 min 2013

dar es salaam, tanzania

SENEGAL 
she poems senegal
the fear remover 

inspired by the poem of radio ensueño

(españa)

she khoudia touré 
film& edition siaka traoré & aïda
direction aïda colmenero dïaz

7:04 min 2014, dakar, senegal

she poems senegal
2th november 

inspired by the poem of stella diaz varín

(chile)


she marie agnes gomis

film& edition siaka traoré & aïda
direction aïda colmenero dïaz

music yakart, chopin nocturne op. 9, no. 2

8:11 min 2014, dakar, senegal

NIGERIA
she poems nigeria
no light | no luz

inspired by the poem of paloma serra

(spain)

she  irene omoha

film&edition yakart

direction aïda colmenero dïaz

4:50 min 2014, abuja, nigeria

NIGER
she poems niger

inspired by the poem of ada salas (spain)


she     balkissa abodou, aïcha korau,           rachida amadou bello

direction aïda colmenero dïaz
music bawa kokari "lampo" and ali       oumarou chatima

5:57 min, 2015, niamey, niger

el canto
she poems nigeria

inspired by the poem of fina garcía marruz (cuba)


she nneka celina umeigbo
camara  nikan aka  micheal oga
edition  yakart

direction aïda colmenero dïaz

4:49min 2014, lagos, nigeria

cine mudo | silent film
CAMEROON
she poems cameroon
fight


inspired by the poem of ada salas (spain)


she  michèle ndjongui

direction aïda colmenero dïaz
film ponpom& yakart

music  ross bugden rfgb@hotmail.ca

04:00 min 2015, yaoundé, cameroon

CAPE VERT
she poems cap vert

ex-colonias

inspired by the poem of paloma serra (spain)

she suzana tavares

direction aïda colmenero dïaz

film edited yakart

praia, cap vert 

she poes cap vert

cicatriz de luz

inspired by the gender violence texts (cap vert)


she rosy timas tavares, suzana tavares, suaila         lima, julia dias

direction aïda colmenero diaz

music jeff hessney

03:47 min, 2017, praia, cabo verde

TOGO
she poems togo

abismo

inspired by the poem of isune de goñi

(spain)


she  estelle foli 

direction aïda colmenero dïaz

music kai engel

 03:43 min, 2017, lomé, togo

GHANA

perdida

inspired by the poem of ana lena pena

(españa)

she sena atshugah 

direction aïda colmenero dïaz

video   yakart

 2017 accra, ghana

she poems togo

templo

inspired by the poem of isune de goñi

(spain)

 

she  anique ayiboe

direction  aïda colmenero dïaz

video  yakart

05:11 min,2017, togoville& lomé, togo

RWANDA

trap f.m.

inspired by the poem of violeta luna (ecuador) 


she  ada umugwaneza, pavrine gicanda           kabalisa, natasha muzira

direction aïda colmenero dïaz 

video.  yakart

2017 kigali, rwanda

KENYA
she poems kenya

tell him

inspired by the poem of seise betty bagbo

(kenya)


she  seise betty bâgbo & susane hawi

direction aïda colmenero dïaz

video  yakart

2016, nairobi, kenia

NAMIBIA 
she poems namibia

xhoes conquers

inspired by the poem, words, song of nesindano "khoes" namises (namibia)


she  nesindano "xhoes" namises & trixie munyama

direction aïda colmenero dïaz

edited   yakart 

camera bianca fimanekweni pauluswindhoek                 10:20 min, 2018 rehoboth, namibia 

SOUTH AFRICA
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life


she  phulusho khwiyane

direction aïda colmenero dïaz

video   yakart

2018, ebhudlweni arts centre, south africa

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fear


she  phindile

direction aïda colmenero dïaz

video yakart

2018, ebhudlweni arts centresouth africa

MOZAMBIQUE
ella poema mozambique

viver mais 

inspired by the poem of taíssa cazumbá (brazil)


she nilza adolfo matiquete & mai juli machado

direction aïda colmenero dïaz

video  yakart

2018, maputo, mozambique

 

She Poems shortfilms  has been already  presented at:


Festival Kinetic Cinema, Nueva York, EE.UU. Premier Mundial

Masterclass and conference (Nueva York 2013)

Universities: 

College of Arts Windhoek ( April 2018 Namibia), Universidad Católica (2017 Quito), Universidades de Winneba ( 2017 Ghana), Universidad de Sport (2016 Copenhagen), Universidad Abdou Moumouni de Niamey (2016 Níger)

 

Galleries

Durban Art Gallery ( 2018 South Africa) , National Gallery Kigali ( 2017, Rwanda)

Centres

CityHall, Maputo ( Marzo 2018, Mozambique)

Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Núcleo de Esmeraldas ( 2017 Ecuador)

 

Theaters: 

Teatro de la Estación ( March Zaragoza, España, 2019), Centro Párraga (Enero 2018, Murcia, Spain), Centro Cívico de Sagrada Familia , especializado en género ( 2016 Barcelona, España)

 

Cinemas

Cineteca del Matadero de Madrid (November 2018, Spain)

Institut Français: Valencia (2016 España), Niamey (2016 Níger), Yaoundé (2017, Cameroon), Accra ( 2017 Ghana) 

Goethe Institut: Dakar (2016 Senegal), Barcelona (2017 España) , Dar es Salaam (2015, 2016, 2017 Tanzania), Lomé ( 2017 Togo) 

Festivals:  Pies para qué los quiero (March Zaragoza, España, 2019), Moovy-festival

( March 2019 Köln Germany), Athens Video Dance Festival ( January 2019, Greece), TanzFilmFest Berlin (2018 Germany ), ScreenDance Miami Festival 2018 (EEUU),POOL- 15 Berlin (2015 y  2018 Germany),  Festival Espacioenter Festival, Tea Tenerife (August 2017 Spain ), AfrikansonFilmFestival (London 2017 UK), Project X by African in Motion Film Festival of Scotland (August 2017 Scotland), NOW&AFTER ’16 (October 2016 Russia, Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne (July 2016 Australia), FAD Festival: Film-Art-Dance (March 2016 USA), EnCORE: Dance on Film (March 2016 USA), Time2Dance Festival (October 2015 y 2017 Tanzania ), 13 Festival Danzaalborde (October 2014 Chile)

Publicaciones : CinéWomen Biennal 2015

southafrica

mozambique

rwanda

ghana

 

she poems performances

lifetime dust VII

2th november the fear remover 

xhoes conquers

qué importa el abismo

templo

tell him 

 

she poems photography 

press

susyq

Es como si África fuese un imán y la sensibilidad de la bailarina y coreógrafa Aída Colmenero Díaz metálica...

el país

La bailarina Aïda Colmenero ha creado un mapa poético con cuerpos de mujeres africanas

'She Poem/Ella Poema' se presenta en el Kinetic Festival de Nueva York el 12 de marzo

africaye

La danza contemporánea en África se construye desde un nivel muy social y político...

france 24 tv

De 'Ella Poema', que es África hecha danza, al disco de Yoko Ono

institut français 

Elle Poème , visages de la francophonie

mundo negro

La mujer africana danza

management

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