Unfolding the thread of the story of isolation, we are “transported” to the old quarantine hospital of Syros, well known as Lazaretta. We are delivering to this full of memories, and ‘charged’ space, our own inspiration and testimony.
The video project blurring the borders begins and ends in the enclosed space of a “room” at an undeclared time (timeless space) There’s darkness both inside and outside of us. Throwing light on our shadows. We hung questions on the walls of the room. Buried tenderness, where are you now? We look out the window for invisible flowers, with illuminated petals like planets. letting the bitterness slip from our face … blurring the boundaries between yesterday and today.
Motion is a duet between the body and the camera.We are aware of the camera’s presence and the fact it has a role, an identity and watches over us… observes us trying to get closer to us…enters the space where we are in and work together…like there is no escape, trying to find a language, it is like a dead body standing up, and talked about the dead things inside dancing with it.
The dance of the unconscious, an expression of what we have not been able to express, of thoughts and feelings that are buried deep inside, beneath our conscious awareness.
It deals with the dark side of human beings and reflects things that people don’t want to face. The timing and movements are not set.
We want to uncover movement, not tell the dancer what to do. Instead, try to give the dancer a task, something to do physically along with a visualization. Acknowledging emotions like anger, fear, and sadness, and letting them go…
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