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 2017

Performance, Objects, Bodies 2017

Performance, Objects, Bodies is curated by Matteo Marangoni (iii), in collaboration with Quartair and TETEM. The show was presented in The Hague from September to October, 2017 and is now at TETEM, in Enschede, from November 2017 to 28th January 2018. Ludmila Rodrigues exhibited Flexor and Approximation, in new versions. Due to its site specificity, Flexor, is…

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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

Latest news: ‘Polytope’ will be exhibited at FILE Festival, São Paulo, July-August 2018! A new soundscape and motion sensors are being developed by Rob Bothof. Thanks to Stroom Den Haag. A lightweight, tractable structure, devised to engage the visitors in spontaneous choreographies. Polytope is rigid and flexible, it’s an empty space and yet it has…

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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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