My name is Andre Braga Verissimo, I'm artist, DJ, sound therapist and facilitator.
Originally from Portugal, I moved to London in 2004 where I studied visual arts at London Metropolitan University in 2010.
I am currently based in Folkestone, Kent
Through the past 11 years I have been working in Live art, installation, puppetry, sound and facilitation with community groups.
I have worked with organisations such as Carboard Citizens Theatre, Green Shoes arts, NHS mental health services, schools and charities.
Between 2015 and 2020 I was the performing arts tutor at the charity Crisis, working with individuals with experiences of homelessness through theatre, poetry and storytelling.
As a solo artist under the alter ego Local Foreigner I presented work at: Gulbenkian arts centre, Canterbury; Spill Festival, Ipswich; Buzzcut, Glasgow; Arts admin, London; Home live arts, Hastings; ]performance s p a c e [, Folkestone; Live Art Bistro, Leeds&Edinburgh; Sydney Cooper gallery, Canterbury; La platformme, France;
For full CV please get in touch.