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Breaking Star Neguin on Dance as a Form of Liberation

Neguin's video 'To Be' blends his talent for athletic dance with a powerful call for change.


Brazilian artist Neguin is the definition of multi-talented.

He's a formidable competitor in global breaking competitions, utilizing the iconic athletic and expressive dance style to bring improvisational dance to new heights.

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Neguin is also a poet, teacher, musician, and activist, someone who sees the ways all the different aspects of his life interlock and relate to each other. He also recognizes the way history influences the present, and the history of dance as a form of liberation shapes his work today. That tradition takes center stage in his new video, "To Be," which features a poem written by the artist himself.

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