AHDB FOUNDATION
Collective initiative
Promoting Brazilian culture in The Netherlands
Amsterdam 2005-2012

Here is a selection of programs that I have created or contributed to, within A Hora do Brasil Foundation:




MEET CLARICE LISPECTOR
2009






“That rare person who looked like Marlene Dietrich and wrote like Virginia Woolf.”

A Hora Do Brasil Foundation
Program by
Claudia Trajano and 
Julia Abreu de Souza
Collaboration: Neyde Lantyer

De Balie 6 Nov 2010
Amsterdam

* Brazilian literature *



MACHADO DE ASSIS: THE ENIGMATIC GENIUS
2008




“Give me an exact and poetic comparison to say what those eyes of Capitu were. I can't think of an image capable of saying, without breaking the dignity of style, what they were and did to me. Hangover eyes? Go, hangover.”_M. de Assis

A Hora Do Brasil Foundation
Program by  
Julia Abreu de Souza and
Claudia Trajano
Collaboration: Arlete Velu and Neyde Lantyer

De Balie 23 Nov 2009
Amsterdam

* Brazilian literature *





ENLIGHTENMENT IN THE TROPICS
2007






“With this heat… how the hell they did plant this civilization at the tropics?”

The history of Brazilian Northeast during the Dutch rule in the XVII century and the living legend of governor Johan Maurits van Nassau-Siegen.

A Hora Do Brasil Foundation
Program by
Neyde Lantyer
Collaboration:
Claudia Trajano /Luana Ferreira / Julia de Souza

ARCAN,
Amsterdam

* Dutch-Brazilian history *

TONGUE, FAKES & FILM
2006







“Perhaps the problem of the motherland is just a problem of language! Wherever he is, wherever he goes, man continues to think with the words and syntax of his country. ”

A Hora Do Brasil Foundation
Program by
Neyde Lantyer
Collaboration:
Claudia Trajano /Luana Ferreira / Julia de Souza

* Language, design, cinema *





HOMMAGE AAN AUGUST WILLEMSEN 
2006


“Het leven is een brief retour afzender.”_A. Willemsen

A Hora do Brasil Foundation
Program by
Julia Abreu de Souza
Claudia Trajano
Collaboration: Neyde Lantyer

CREA
Amsterdam

* Literature *

 


                                             
PASSION FOR FOOTBALL
2006
  
“Voetbal is simpel. Wat moeilijk is, is simpel voetballen.” _Johan Cruijf

A Hora do Brasil Foundation
Program by
Neyde Lantyer
Julia Abreu de Souza

* Football *







CANDOMBLE IN THE CAMERA
2005                        

“Peço perdão a todos os meus guias pelas vezes que pensei que estava sozinho.”

A Hora do Brasil Foundation
Program by
Mariangela Guimarães
Zita Meyer
Collaboration: Neyde Lantyer
Jussara Pereira

De Ysbreker

* Afro-Brazilian religion *