CASE STUDIES from POETIC DANCE

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Tangos Cubanos
(visual design/narrative form/voice-over/re-invention/visual design costume/recitative-aria/distraction/documentary)

01: Sad Story from Tangos Cubanos
(metaphor/shoulders/recognisable transition/self-manipulating transition/three part structure/asymmetry/facilitating transition/rhythmic pattern/dancer’s gaze/reset transition/morse pattern)

Laura Ríos

 

02: Bus-stop from Tangos Cubanos
(pedestrian movement/dancer’s gaze/unison/mirror unison/reversed mirror unison/conjoined movement)

Luís E. Carricaburu and Laura Ríos

 

03: St. Valentine’s Day from Tangos Cubanos
(pedestrian movement/manipulation at a distance/manipulator manipulated /rhyming pattern/recognisable transition/morse pattern/deviation)

Danza Contemporanea dancers 2016

 

04: Balcony from Tangos Cubanos
(food/manipulation/dancer’s gaze/romantic encounter/pattern amplification/visual metaphor transition/simultaneous pedestrian movement/symmetrical transitions/stylisation)

Luís E. Carricaburu and Laura Ríos

 

05: Ice from Tangos Cubanos
(diagonal line/mirror unison/wave unison/visual metaphor transition/ornamental transition/nesting/rhyming pattern/geometric transition)

Danza Contemporanea dancers 2016

 

06: Universe from Tangos Cubanos
(manipulation/hinge transition/locked key position/motif pattern/reset transition/pattern transfer/geometric key position/assist)

Luís E. Carricaburu and Laura Ríos

 

07: Finger from Tangos Cubanos
(complex metre/visual metaphor/unison flipping/placement/pedestrian movement/left right/jerk transitions/locked hand position/flock)

Danza Contemporanea dancers 2016

 

Art of Movement
(recitative-aria/stereoscopic live/text/lecture/visual design/dance related texts/comedy)

08: Dead Body Part from Art of Movement  3D
(notation/restriction/shoulder/dialogue/score/musical dominance/dancer’s gaze/mirror unison)

Kazuko Hohki

Kaori Ito and Jacqueline Mitchell

 

09: Magnetic Touch from Art of Movement 3D
(developed transition/manipulation at a distance/manipulator manipulated/echo transitions)

Kazuko Hohki

Yumiko Minami and Tomohiko Kyougoku

 

10: Action at a Distance from Art of Movement (3D intro only)
(echo transitions/manipulation at distance/pattern transfer/visual design/facilitating transitions)

Kazuko Hohki


Kaori Ito and Jacqueline Mitchell

 

Edge of Nowhere
(recitative aria/costume)

11: Rice Cakes from Edge of Nowhere
(three-part form/visual metaphor - key position/complex metre/rhythmic footwork)

Rajyashree Ramamurthi

 

12: River from Edge of Nowhere
(phrase pattern/symmetry/visual metaphor key position/defined space/ornamental transition/simultaneous transition/recognisable transition)

Rajyashree Ramamurthi

 

Danzas de Amor que se Fue (DDAQSF)
(interview/visual art/distraction)

13: El Agua de los Mares from DDAQSF
(unison/separated transition/recitative aria/cyclical pattern/reset transition/rhythmic pattern/dancer’s gaze/jerk transition)

Danza Contemporanea dancers 2019

 

14: Llorando from DDAQSF
(stylised pedestrian movement/chair/recognisable transition/parallels/geometric key position/line lighting/disguised transition/developed transition/reset transition/locked key position/hinge transition)

Leyna Gonzalez

 

15: Narciso  from DDAQSF
(unison/complex metre/multiple transitions/phrase pattern/foot movement/placement/accent by speed/accent by direction/body echo/semicircle)

Danza Contemporanea dancers 2019

 

16: Noche de Quatro Lunas. From DDAQSF
(pedestrian movement/disguised transition/left right movement/re-invention/hinge transition/travelling/double transition/looped key position)

Gabriela Herrera Mendez and Emma Quiñones

 


Under Flat Sky
(visual design/voice-over/text poetry/video projection/transparent costume/controlled freedoms)

17: Ice Cracks from Under Flat Sky
(body extensions/restricted set key positions/fluid transitions/extremity key position/visual metaphor/cyclical pattern/re-invention)

Mei Suzuki

 

18: No Cloud from Under Flat Sky
(moving background/assist/dancer’s gaze/hands/visual design/ornamental transition)

Kanaka Yamamoto and Satsuko Hasegawa

 

19: Windwalk from Under Flat Sky
(temporal frames/left right movement/dancer’s gaze/facilitating transitions improvisation/posture)

Kanaka Yamamoto and Satsuko Hasegawa

 

20: Dark Rain Introduction
(unison/non-metrical music/spatial markers/virtual dancers/reset transition/jerk transition)

Yumiko Minami and Tomohiko Kyougoku

21: Dark Rain
(notation/unison/canon/virtual dancers/pedestrian movement/counting/
cues/spatial markers/counterpoint)

NB FLASHING IMAGES. PLEASE DO NOT WATCH IF SUFFERING FROM EPILEPSY

Yumiko Minami and Tomohiko Kyougoku

 

22: Attraverso I Muri Di Bruma (ATIMDB)
(site-specific/audience freedom/audience interaction/body extension/costume)

Paulo Grassi dancers

 

23: Trauernder Riese  from ATIMDB
(symmetry/wall/ground/costume/unison/parallels/paused key positions/spatial marker/dancer’s body/audience viewpoint)

Paulo Grassi dancers

 

24: Beh from ATIMDB
(text/comedy/external forces/narrative form/character/fuzzy unison/
suits/sympathetic transition/thematic structure/audience interaction)

Sebastiano Geronimo, Giacomo Goina, Luciano Ariel Lanza and Daniele Podda

 

25: Bacio from ATIMDB 3D
(size/limitation/box/visual metaphor/spatial marker)

Flora Orciari

 

Shakespeare Needs You
(film interaction/text/visual design)

26: The Isle is Full of Noises from Shakespeare Needs You
(visual metaphor/bartok acceleration/unconscious transition/self-manipulating transition/hand)

Ruri Han

27: Full Fathom Five from Shakespeare Needs You
(music cue/durational rhythm/wallpaper music)

Ruri Han and Myung Hoon Park

28: Bighead Asleep from Shakespeare Needs You
(text/lip-syncing/film in performance/sympathetic transition/comedy)

Kim C, Ruri Han and Myung Hoon Park

 

La Tragedia di Eponima
(narrator/character costume)

29: Waltz from LTDE
(stylised fight/social dance/patterns/placement/residual move/cyclical structure/dialogue pattern/rhythmic pattern/travelling)

Paulo Grassi dancers

 

30: Eponima Solo from LTDE
(seat/self-manipulating transition/face/eyes/mouth/hands/metaphor/narrator/presentation transition)

Flora Orciari

31: Ernesto Solo from LTDE
(improvisation/narrator/prop/temporal frames)

Sebastiano Geronimo

32: Wedding Night from LTDE
(fight/movement at distance/pedestrian movement/flip/punch oscillation/dancer’s gaze)

Giacomo Goina and Flora Orciari

 

Solos Extremos
(costume/visual design/lip sync/black box)

33: Cigarillo from Solos Extremos
(simultaneous transition/pedestrian movement/flip/asymmetric oscillation/ostinato pattern/accent by length/accent by loudness).

Luciana Croatto

34: Dann Geht Sie Einkaufen from Solos Extremos
(laban/pedestrian movement/stylise by deviation/left-right movement)

Luciana Croatto

35: Miedo from Solos Extremos
(pattern transfer/floor/jerk transition/skimming/complex metre/self-manipulation transition/visual metaphor)

Luciana Croatto

36: Hasta la Luz from Solos Extremos – De lo Alto
(knotted key position/outline transition/thematic structure/loop key position/self-manipulating transitions/left right movement)

Luciana Croatto

37: Beso from Solos Extremos
(visual metaphor/lip-sync/text rhythm/re-invention/jerk transitions)

 Luciana Croatto

38: De lo Alto de Altos Edificios  from Solos Extremos
(visual metaphor/self-manipulating transition/ornamental transition)

Luciana Croatto

 

39: In the Flesh  3D
(restrictions/same space stereoscopy/dancer’s gaze/audience interaction/installation)

Sara Popowa

 

40: Tango de Soledad  3D and 2D
(flipping/voice-over/film/text rhythm/self-manipulation/asymmetrical arc form/wall/costume/ accent by difference/defined space/social dance/text rhythm/same space stereoscopy/morse pattern/rhythmic pattern)

Amy Hollingsworth

 

Amy Hollingsworth

 

41: Tes Pas la Seule  3D
(unison/close canon/geometry/impossible move/shoulder/pedestrian movement/same space stereoscopy/installation/unconscious transition/invisible string/spatial location/left right movement)

Mariana Di Silverio

 

42: Jenseits  3D
(spatial marker/visual metaphor/hinge transition/visual design/vertical symmetry/counterpoint/same space stereoscopy)

Oxana Panchenko

 

Ghosts in the Machine
(installation/same space stereoscopy)

43: Cheerio from Ghosts in the Machine 3D
(stepped transition/fuzzy unison/character/recognisable key positions/symmetrical key position/stream of thought)

Jennifer Potter, Rachel Blackman and Victoria Melody

 

44: Retratos Número 2
(visual design/face/film/close-up/fixed camera/installation/wallpaper music)

Gabriela Alcofra

 

45: Tango Brasileiro
(film/pedestrian movement/voice-over/creative music independence/visual design/recitativearia/social dance/expressive face/dancer’s gaze)

Gabriela Alcofra

 

46: Tangos Cubanos (complete)

Danza Contemporanea dancers 2016

 

47: Tangos Cubanos (documentary)

Danza Contemporanea dancers 2016

 

 

Paulo Grassi dancers - Luciano Ariel Lanza, Sebastiano Geronimo, Daniele Podda, Loredana Tarnovschi, Chiara Aru, Sabrina Fraternali, Sebastiano Geronimo, Giacomo Goina, Luciano Ariel Lanza, Luana Rossin, Francesca Siracusa, Cecilia Maria Tragni, Erica Meucci and Flora Orciari

 

 

Danza Contemporanea dancers 2016 - Gabriela Burdsall, Javier Aguilera, Julio J. León, Jennifer Tejeda, Jenny Nocedo, Laura Ríos, Luís E. Carricaburu, Mario S. Elías, Marta Ortega, Norge Cedeño, Raúl Reinoso, Thais Suárez, Yasser Domínguez, Yanelis Godoy, Claudia Hilda Rodriguez, Penélope Morejón, Arelys Hernandez, Andres ascanio, Carlos Blanco and Niobel Gonzalez

 

 

Danza Contemporanea dancers 2019 - Amanda Lucia Gomez ChirinoDanny Rodriguez QuintanaEmma QuiñonesStephanie Hardy LopezLeyna GonzalezClaudia Hilda Rodriguez PozoIliana SolisArlet Amanda FernandezArletis VieraGabriela Herrera Mendez

 

 

All choreography Billy Cowie (except Retratos Number 2 and Tango Brasileiro - Billy Cowie and Gabriela Alcofra)

All music Billy Cowie

All visual art Silke Mansholt

 

 

 

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