TOWARDS: 2019 - open wound / touching sound / cualquier mañana - laura aris (BE/ES)

by Laura Aris (Be/Es) / Martin Taxt (No)


Friday 7 June, 19:00
Evening with two performances and film screening by Laura Aris
Improvisation performance “Touching Sound” (with live music by tuba player Martin Taxt) and performance “Open Wound” + film “Cualquier Mañana” (”At any given morning”)
Entrance: 130kr
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Laura Aris is a performer, choreographer and international teacher. Her performing experience includes a decade as a formal member of the Belgium company Ultima Vez/Wim Vandekeybus, Lanònima Imperial and General Elèctrica artistic collective, in Barcelona. Currently, she is working as a freelance artist developing her own creative practices, creating several solo works and many collaborative performances.

Performances “Touching Sound” and “Open Wound” + film “Cualquier Mañana” on Friday, 7th of June

“Touching Sound” is improvisation performance by Laura Aris, with live music by tuba player Martin Taxt.

Film “Cualquier Mañana” (”At any given morning”) by Vitaly Kim, DAR, Álvaro Esteban and Laura Aris. It is an emotional reflection about the natural sadness of broken things and a physical journey in the present to realize that the past does not come back.
Performance: Open wound

“Open Wound” is a performance, created by Laura Aris as a part of a series of solo micro-actions. The performance was developed during an artistic residency at Hkapa in Hong Kong Academy for Perfroming Arts. The perfromance is described as dancework that “goes beyond what the audience reads as a dance piece. It is something like unfolding a body language sustained by dance, but at the same time, nourished by potent theatricality.”

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Laura Aris
Photos by Elis Aguirre and Tristen Perez- Martin

The performances and film showing is organized within TOWARDS: 2019 workshop cycle. TOWARDS: is a cycle of intensive workshops that include physical praxis, evening lectures, video screenings and live performances. TOWARDS: offers the occasion to explore the work of renowned international artists, gaining an insight into their practice and methodologies as well the philosophical and poetic worlds that trigger their creative research. The project started in August 2018 with Julyen Hamilton’s workshop: Making Dances – Compositional and Poetic Richness.

TOWARDS is curated by Francesco Scavetta and organised by Vitlycke – Centre for Performing Arts, in collaboration with Sekoia – Artes Performativas. TOWARDS is supported by the Swedish Cultural Council.

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