Art of Migration – Artist Profile: Angelina Abel

It’s time to meet the second of our six featured artists in the run up to our Art of Migration showcase in June!

Angelina Abel was born in Angola and raised in Portugal by a family of dancers and performers, Angelina arrived in Sheffield 12 years ago and established Mulembas d’Africa the dance series and Mamawe Festival of intercultural dance, to explore, celebrate and teach heritage dance from the diaspora.

Angelina’s focus is on the primal power of dance as ritual & performance and as a medium for personal change and social integration. Catch her at our Art of Migration shows in Sheffield and Wakefield:


  • PROJECT REFUGE/E migrates to Yorkshire... about 2 days 1 hour ago
  • Catch this powerful & sensitive film.. & the filmmaker.. at Performance Migrations April 9th Sheffield Millennium Galleries 1.30pm about 3 days 15 hours ago
  • Arts On The Run shared Avital Raz's post. about 3 days 21 hours ago
  • Arts On The Run shared Sheffield - Student Action for Refugees - STAR's event. about 5 days 14 hours ago