We met him last autumn as a choreographer for the Cullberg Ballet production. protagonist. Now Jefta van Dinther is back at Dansens Hus in a smaller, exclusive format on the small stage. On 24 October he has the Swedish premiere of the work Dark Field Analysis with dancers Roger Sala Reyner and Juan Pablo Cámara.
I Dark Field Analysis a heightened sense of being alive is evoked by juxtaposing the human with other life forms. A winding conversation occurs between two naked men on a carpet where blood becomes the common thread.
Dark Field Analysis is a branch of alternative medicine that uses dark field microscopy to diagnose systemic bodily conditions originating in the blood. But the conversation between the two men goes beyond medical facts. Here, blood serves as a metaphor for looking inwards. A view that looks not only at our physical bodies but also into and beyond ourselves.