Choreographers Andrea Krohn and Karina Suárez Bosche
Stage design Yi-Jou Chuang Sound design Carlos André Rico
Premiered June 2017 Venue Kampnagel, Hamburg
Duration 40 Minutes Staging: Alternative space or theater
Video documentation David Gómez Alzate
Dramaturgy Mentoring Barbara Schmidt Rohr
Co-produced by K3/Zentrum für Choreographie Hamburg and funded by the Hamburgische Kulturstiftung and the Behörde für Kultur und Medien der Freien Hansestadt Hamburg.
(AUSENCIA) The Absent
The gap that a missing person leaves behind is like a missing thread in a tissue. The perceptible absent body produces a jiggling mesh of gravitation and emotion.
Is a tribute to the missing and their relatives. Transformable movements explore the path between individual grief and collective action. Personal pains meet, unite and transform into a network of mutual supporting hands. On stage, dancers, stage designer and musicians represent the emerging community. A collective body arises. But, what happens with those who are missing? How can we embody them? The choreography feels the performativity of what we call „floating bodies“ in their presence and none presence. The piece honors the resilience of those directly affected, as well as all societies which are daily struggling with the concealment and impunity of these violent acts.