Approximation II

Approximation II

A new version of Approximation was presented in ‘Performance, Objects, Bodies’ exhibition at Quartair, 2017. The installation invites the audience to play a haptic game with the hands on each other’s faces. Separate by a wall, participants communicate via their hands over each other.

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Performance, Objects, Bodies

Performance, Objects, Bodies

Presented by iii within the program of “Connect the Dots“, in collaboration with Quartair, TodaysArt festival and Tetem. Flexor III – a system for choreographing people In observing our relationship with objects, we see that it is not so clear where our bodies end and the inanimate world begins. Are we imparting life into the object or…

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Stage design ‘Three Times Rebel’

Stage design ‘Three Times Rebel’

Stage design for choreographer Marina Mascarell. Premiere: February 27th, 2017 Korzo Theater, The Hague, NL 2017 Tour: Netherlands (Amsterdam, Breda, Haarlem, Leiden, Maastricht, Zwolle), Germany (Bremen), Italy (Venice) and Taiwan (Taipei). Three structures of carbon fiber are manipulated by five dancers on the stage. Choreography: Marina Mascarell Composer: Yamila Ríos Performers: Nina Botkay, Eli Cohen,…

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Polytope

Polytope

A light-weight, tractable structure, designed to engage the visitors in spontaneous performances. It involves dance, architecture and the audience participation. Polytope is rigid and flexible, it’s empty and yet it has volume, it creates space. Polytope is a net of tetrahedrons built with carbon fiber rods. Because the material is extremely light-weight, and articulated, the…

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Propulsions at Oorsprong – Curator Series

Propulsions at Oorsprong – Curator Series

Propulsion – the action of driving or pushing forward – propelling force. The construction of a geometric shape used as means for transformations within a social context. For this occasion the skeleton of a rhombic dodecahedron was built on stage during the live performance. After it was built, it rolls throughout the space, passing by…

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Wonderwerp 56

Wonderwerp 56

Deflection Gate: site specific for Wonderwerp n.56 The Body Extended, Studio Loos, on 27th November, The Hague. The 56th edition of Wonderwerp was dedicated to art forms which approach the body as subject or as medium for an experimental investigation. For this event, Deflection Gate was intended to interfere on the act of entering the…

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The Deepest Sense

The Deepest Sense

A Symposium on Tactility in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam: On Tactility in the Arts and Sciences from the Early Modern Period to the Present Day. Organized by ACCESS, Meertens Instituut, Huizinga Instituut and Rijksmuseum, June 26th and 27th 2014. Keynote speakers: Constance Classen, David Howes, Garmt Dijksterhuis and Monika Wagner. Approximation, performance by Ludmila and Roel…

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The Conscious Body II

The Conscious Body II

In september-october I’ve participated on the cross-disciplinary workshop/residency: The Conscious Body (II): Performance and Spectating in Paris (september 30th – october 6th) 10 dancers + 10 scientists gathered to exchange, study and explore together the performance experience (from the perspective of the performer as well as the audience) and the cognitive processes underlying that experience….

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Approximation

Touch is a reciprocal sense. Differently from the other senses, touching is always mutual: one touches and is touched. In this work the audience is transformed from ‘observers’ to ‘actors’. Participants sit in front of each other, their hands are connected to an elastic net that constrains their action into a small range of movement,…

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