1–3 oktober 2020
Eleanor Bauer A lot of moving parts VII
(Sleeping Giant Dreams)
Frictions, collisions, translations, love affairs and gaps between dancing and writing in a choreographic search.
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In A lot of moving parts, choreographer Eleanor Bauer prods at the Greek etymology of her own discipline: khoreía “dancing together” and graphia ”writing” to understand the place of writing in the embodied, social, and oral practices and traditions of dance-making. Working with the frictions, collisions, translations, love affairs and gaps between dancing and writing in a choreographic search for “simple containers in which the complexity of dance may thrive,” Bauer and her collaborators toggle dancing and writing practices in search for the ways that these two media of thought can serve each other best.
A lot of moving parts dwells in the untranslatable, sensual, absorbent, expansive, non-linear, protean, and mercurial nature of embodied thought, by getting intimate with uncertainty, making the invisible visible, knitting sense with the senses, attending to the minor and peripheral intuitions, and knowing by feeling. In Swedish, to feel and to know are the same verb – känna – coincidence, or poetic justice? Bauer and her collaborators create a porous and open context in which the audience can feel their way through the performance with all of their senses, in a landscape of modular matter, light, sound and movement, continuously reconfiguring the physical, imaginary, and symbolic space of the performance.
As a malleable framework for Bauer’s artistic research practice concerning the relationship between writing and dancing, A lot of moving parts is a flexible container for her ongoing inquiry, evolving over time, and uniquely assembled for each performance.
For this unique iteration, 9 members of the Coven Press* dancing-writing group and 9 Guests of the Press will gather to create the largest group iteration of this project heretofore.
COVEN PRESS EDITIONS:
Coven Press 2019: *Coven Press, conceived in August 2019, is a collective dancing-writing pod born out of Bauer’s research, who together originating the term for and specialising in the practice of Sensual Journalism has included, in different constellations on and offline: Season Butler, Peter Mills, Juliette Uzor, Kai Evans, Tilman O’Donnel, Stina Nyberg, Halla Ólafsdóttir, Adam Seid Tahir, Alexander Talts, Alice MacKenzie, Zoë Poluch, Eleanor Sikorski, Flora Wellesley Wesley, Stephanie McMann, and Eleanor Bauer. Download the Coven Press‘ Fake News Paper
Coven Press 2020: Read the new Coven Press below.
Harmonica Vocoder Interpretation Lecture
choreo | graphic performance
Eleanor Bauer, Season Butler, Ingrid Corradini (Moves2), Sunniva Vikør Egenes, Marvil Iglesias, Alice MacKenzie, Peter Mills, Eva Mohn, Tilman O’Donnell, Zoë Poluch, Amelis Riquelme Nicoletti, Robin Sabazade (Moves2), David Schwieler (Moves2), Hugo Sivermalm (Moves2), Ellen Söderhult, Adam Seid Tahir, Alexander Talts
Robert Mehmet Ikiz
Sofie Durnez (recycled/composted from A lot of moving parts solo version, Meyoucycle, and New Joy) Mark Kenley Domino Tan (recycled from Sensuality Happens) & the performers
Eleanor Bauer/GoodMove with the administrative support of the artist cooperative Interim kultur AB (svb)
Eleanor Bauer’s 80% seminar, in two parts, will be held 1-3 October at Dansens Hus and 9 October at MDT. Eleanor Bauer is a PhD candidate in choreography.
Performative Artistic Research Exposition
A lot of moving parts VII (Sleeping Giant Dreams)
When: 1-3 October 2020 at 19:30-21:30
Where: Dansens Hus
choreo |graphy within practice
When: 9 October 2020, 13:00-17:00
MDT: read more and tickets