Melissa  Lima

Melissa Lima Caminha

Clown, art educator and researcher in Performing Arts, Performance, Arts and Education, Gender, Cultural Rights and Policies, Arts Based Research. Degree in Law from the University of Fortaleza, Brazil (2001). Degree in Performing Arts from the Federal Center for Technological Education of Ceará, Brazil (2006). Master in Visual Arts and Education from the University of Barcelona (2011).

Doctorate in Arts and Education from the University of Barcelona (2016). In 2006 he received an award and honor of merit for the research "El Riure del Pallaso: Sentit Polític en la Poètica de Bertolt Brecht". In 2011 he won the Carequinha FUNARTE / Petrobras Award for Circus Support in Brazil, to carry out the field work of the doctoral research "Pallasses: Històries, Cossos i Formes de Representar la Comicitat des d'una Perspectiva de Gènere", which proposes plural genealogies of clowns, from a feminist-queer-crip intersectional approach. In 2014 he received again the Carequinha FUNARTE / Petrobras Support Award to Brazil, this time to renew the Xereca sketch.

In 2019, she was a visiting researcher at the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, continuing her research on clowns, to research centers on gender, race and disability (CIGS, CERS and CDS). She is a professor in the Performing Arts Degree at the ERAM University (Center attached to the University of Girona), where she also participates in the ERAMSCI research group.

Melissa Lima Caminha

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FORMACIÓ
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Clown, art educator and researcher in Performing Arts, Performance, Arts and Education, Gender, Cultural Rights and Policies, Arts Based Research. Degree in Law from the University of Fortaleza, Brazil (2001). Degree in Performing Arts from the Federal Center for Technological Education of Ceará, Brazil (2006). Master in Visual Arts and Education from the University of Barcelona (2011).

Doctorate in Arts and Education from the University of Barcelona (2016). In 2006 he received an award and honor of merit for the research "El Riure del Pallaso: Sentit Polític en la Poètica de Bertolt Brecht". In 2011 he won the Carequinha FUNARTE / Petrobras Award for Circus Support in Brazil, to carry out the field work of the doctoral research "Pallasses: Històries, Cossos i Formes de Representar la Comicitat des d'una Perspectiva de Gènere", which proposes plural genealogies of clowns, from a feminist-queer-crip intersectional approach. In 2014 he received again the Carequinha FUNARTE / Petrobras Support Award to Brazil, this time to renew the Xereca sketch.

In 2019, she was a visiting researcher at the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, continuing her research on clowns, to research centers on gender, race and disability (CIGS, CERS and CDS). She is a professor in the Performing Arts Degree at the ERAM University (Center attached to the University of Girona), where she also participates in the ERAMSCI research group.

RECERCA
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  • 2020 - Hacia una risa posthumana y decolonial: Construyendo una risistencia feminista monstruosa en la payasaria (p.143-169) ISSN electrónico: 1989-8452. ISSN impreso: 1889-979X Article Revista Caminha, M. L.
  • 2019 - Old Dick Donald and Drag King Delicious Melicious: embodied inquiry through an arts-based research on woman clown transvestism. Congrés Caminha, Melissa Lima.
  • 2019 - La payasa monstruo: nuevas figuraciones y clown_tactos para deshacer lo humano en la comicidad (p.1-17) ISSN: 1669-6301 Article Revista Caminha, Melissa Lima.
  • 2019 - Payasas y Xoxo Clown Show: marcos teóricos, metodológicos y epistemológicos de una investigación social y artística. (p.96-103) ISSN: 1695-5951 Article Revista Melissa Lima Caminha; Judit Vidiella Pagès
  • 2017 - Payasas Mujeres y Mujeres Payaso: el travestismo en la payasaría. (p.143-170) ISSN: 2317-6784 Article Revista Lima Caminha, Melissa; Vidiella Pagès, Judit
  • 2016 - La Payasa Monstruo (p.51-72) 978-84-617-5979-8 Capítol Llibre ,
  • 2014 - Payasas (p.75-93) 1139-1219 Article Revista ,
  • 2013 - The Cunt Clown Show and TransClowning: Performative Impulses Inspired by Dissident Practices Congrés ,
  • 2013 - Female Clowns: A Search for a Theoretical, Artistic and Social Cartography of Women as Comic Subjects (p.912-927) 10-84-695-8012-4 Capítol Llibre ,
  • 2012 - The Place of Theater Ensembles in the Pedagogy of Theater in Brazil Congrés ,
  • 2012 - Female Clowns: The Place of Women in the Clown World Congrés ,
  • 2012 - A Cultura do Teatro de Grupo e o Movimento Todo Teatro é Político, de Fortaleza, Ceará (p.182-199) 978-85-7507-150-2 Capítol Llibre Melissa Lima Caminha; Gyl Giffony Araújo Moura
  • 2011 - Los Grupos de Teatro en Ceará: Aportaciones al Desarrollo Comunitario y Fomento del Teatro Local (p.577-591) 978-84-614-9157-5 Capítol Llibre Melissa Lima Caminha; Gyl Giffony Araújo Moura

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