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Sonatina’s 4 feet

Person og dukkefigur tett sammen. fra forestilling Sonatinas 4feet :foto

Film av Duda Paiva og Fractal Dance Collective.

Vises i teltet foran kultursenteret.
Forestillingen er inspirert av den brasilianske fotografen Alair Gomes.
Visninger kl. 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00 og 20.00.

Magical foam sculptures and acrobatic urban dance blend together in ‘Sonatinas 4 Feet’. A performance by Duda Paiva Company and Fractal Collective, inspired by the work of the Brazilian photographer Alair Gomes.

The making of SONATINA’S 4 FEET and Alair Gomes:

Armed with his telephoto lens, Alair Gomes created pictures of the perfect male body in Brazil in the 1970s. Desire and curiosity were the breeding ground for these ‘stolen’ images. Raw, unaffected, sometimes unintentionally aggressive. In 1992 he was murdered as a result of his photographs.

Gomes did not believe in the unique image. With series of consecutive shots he created a rhythm, a movement, or as he called it ‘Sonatinas’. His work remained unknown for a long time. Only recently Gomes was discovered by leading art institutions such as MoMA in New York and Maisonnette Cartier in Paris.

Paiva and two dancers from Fractal Collective pick up the analogue poetry of Gomes’ sonatinas. Camera and telephoto lens are exchanged for dancing bodies and foam sculptures. Their breeding ground? Borders, security, vulnerability and hope. A quest for the perspective and rhythm of today’s world.


Concept: Duda Paiva and Fractal Collective
Direction: Duda Paiva
Choreography: Zino Ainsley Schat
Dance: Zino Ainsley Schat and Conni Trommlitz
Dramaturgy: Kim Kooiman
Light: Mark Verhoef
Music: Wilco Alkema and Zino Ainsley Schat
Puppets: Duda Paiva Atelier
Decor: Ascon de Nijs
Costumes: Atty Kingma
Direction assistent: Josje Eijkenboom
Repetitor: Ilija Surla
Technical production: Daniel Patijn
Advising photography curator: Eder Chiodetto


9. juli 2021
12:00 – 20:00
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Fossekleiva Kultursenter
Bergerveien 2 Berger 3075 Norge


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