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"Conscious Musicality"

- M. Negoativo

Low Tuning

Mestre Negoativo is a Cultural Activist and Researcher of Afro-Minas Gerais traditions of Bantu and Vissungo origin.

Capoeira Master - Musician - Craftsman

Founder of Centro Cultural Lamparina

He is Author of the book “Capoeiragem no País das Gerais”.

Director of the Documentary Film "Lamparina - Bantus nas Minas Gerais"

He is currently developing research on the Musical Arch, the Berimbau de Barriga, its historical processes and the transformations of African-style musicality in the transition to the 21st century.

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