Drawing on imagery imbued with her personal history, Canadian choreographer Daina Ashbee traces the contours of a vulnerability that transcends genders. Laborious Song explores the interstices between the angst and the playful jubilation of a peripheral and naked body.
Magnificently precise Benjamin Kamino abandons himself to an obsessive and repetitive and accumulative leitmotiv. He appropriates the territory, summoning a self-destructive violence that brings about temporary relief.
The piece bathes into being a marshy universe. The falls of the performer are also dives in shallow water. Gianni Bardaro's music infiltrates the hollow spaces of all present bodies and its throbbing drone slowly dissipates the collective pain.
CHOREOGRAFIE & PRODUCTIE / CHORÉGRAPHIE & PRODUCTION / CHOREOGRAPHY & PRODUCTION Daina Ashbee COPRODUCTIE / COPRODUCTION Centre de Création O Vertigo - CCOV MET DE STEUN VAN / AVEC LE SOUTIEN DE / WITH THE SUPPORT OF Canada Council For The Arts RESIDENTIES / RÉSIDENCES / RESIDENCIES La Briqueterie/Circuit-Est Centre Chorégraphique (FR), fabrik – Potsdam (DE), Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival (GL), CEPRODAC (MX), Bad Lemons (DE) PERFORMER Benjamin Kamino LICHT & TECHNISCH DIRECTEUR / LUMIÈRES & DIRECTION TECHNIQUE / LIGHTING & TECHNICAL DIRECTION Karine Gauthier REGIE REPETITIES / DIRECTEUR DE RÉPÉTITION / REHEARSAL DIRECTOR Lorena Ceraso MUZIEK / MUSIQUE / MUSIC Gianni Bardero