Bani Silva

Filmmaker, Ethnomusicologist, Filmproduzent

bani-silva Geboren in Rio de Janeiro am 07.07.75

1994 Abitur in Rio de Janeiro-Brasilien
1995 /1997 Musik-Konservatorium in Buenos Aires - Argentinien
1998/2001 Studium der Ethnomusik an der Manuel de Falla Universität in Buenos Aires - Argentinien
2002/2012 Gründung und Arbeit in der Filmproduktions-Firma kaboprofilms in München und Weltweit

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Born in Rio de Janeiro
After his residence in Rio, where he deepened in traditional and popular Brazilian musical spectrum, he traveled to Argentina to keep on studying and researching South American, African and Indian influences in music.
In Buenos Aires he continued with the ethnomusicology specialization, along with his work as luthier, performer and events producer. He worked with masters as Iris Guiñazú (UNESCO), Esteban Perez Esquivel (Ethnic Luthier School) and Mamour Ba (Senegalese griot).
He settled down between Munich (Germany)and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), where he continued developing his career as a musicien-composer ,Camera Künstler and ethnic researcher.

In the last 12 years he traveled several times to Africa (Senegal, Guinee Konakri, Uganda, Tanzania, Kongo, Gambia, Mali, Kapverden, Mauritania, Kenia, Ethiopia , Namibia, Southafrica ), India,  Brazil and Europe gathering experiences and audiovisual documentation for differentes tv Channels ( Discovery Channel , Arte , Kabel 1 , ZDF).

"A creative and productive engine that aspires to combine the science of the ancestral knowledge and the open minded concept of the occidental world."



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kumbh-mela-2010 Batwa Pygmies - Saving the knowledge of the Impenetrable Forest, Congo 2008 senegal tour 2007