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Meet the artists #9: Beverley Grant and Chrissie Ardill (Ireland)

Our last Island Connect 2021 group is formed by Chrissie and Beverly, a professional dancer, aerialist and rollerskater and a dancer and circus artist based in Ireland. They will be exploring with the cyr wheel, aerial hoop film and a long rope duet during their work...

Meet the artists #8: La Contrapiel Teatro (Majorca, Spain)

A boat held in the sway of time, anchored, adrift. Medea returns from death to re-present her story. A ritual journey that aims at collective healing: the community of the victims is the same as the one that unites the victim to the executioner. Those who pity Medea,...

Meet the artists #7: teatreBLAU collective (Majorca, Spain)

“I wonder if we are not on the path towards a Great World War over Water”, Pope Francis, Seminar on the Human Right to Water, 2017. Water appears to be unlimitedly available in Europe; the fear of drought and thirst is nearly unknown. The production...

Meet the artists #6: Nikolina Komljenović and Irma Unusic (Croatia)

WHAT PLANET ARE YOU FROM? is the title of this work in progress Performers are hanging in the air on the ropes above the audience. The audience lies comfortably on the floor. Bodies are creating one unidentified object. Around them are different objects and surfaces...

Meet the artists #5: Group θΘ (Greece)

Something was pushing to breathe, to take shape. Occasioned by a song. “Antonis the boatman” by M. Vamvakaris. A ceremony set up with the aim of initiating the human, whose nature is male, into nature, which is female. A female figure who tries to reconstruct her...

Meet the artists #4: Eirini Tiniakou and Zoi Mastrotheodorou (Greece)

Zoi Mastrotheodou and Eirini Tiniakou create a performance by engaging in observation and research of the natural and social landscape of Bornholm and Naxos islands. They collect organic materials and relics of human activity that construct an entity of life and...