In an enclosed and defined space a woman tries once and again to change the familiar rules of citation.
The creation examines representations from the classical era as well as from today, decomposes and recomposes them into new imagery. It is inspired by Judith Butler's performative theory according to which gender is a display, namely that it is a kind of action that people perform out of a deeply rooted cultural habits. The creation calls for an individual action defying convention, breaking rules and allowing for a new visit in the body.
Dancer Collaborator: Tal Nof
Music: Georges Bizet: Carmen - Act 3: Ecoute, Compagnon, Ecoute.
Performed by: Jessye Norman, Neil Shicoff, Etc.; Seiji Ozawa: Orchestre National De France
Henry Purcell: Dido & Aeneas, Act 3: "When I Am Laid in Earth”
Performed by: Les Arts Florissants, Véronique Gens & William Christie
Sound Editting: Reut Yehudai
The creation is supported by The Israeli Choreographers Association, The Ministry of Culture, The Pais Foundation, The Tel Aviv Municipality and JISDF.
Thanks to: Dr. Dan Sagiv, Ran Brown and The Thelma Yellin School of the Arts.