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Mette Ingvartsen: Moving In Concert


Moving in Concert imagines a universe where humans, technologies and natural materials coexist to create an abstract set of movement. Inspired by how bodies are sensorially affected by living in a digitalized world, the performance explores a poetics of plasticity, abstraction and imagination.

Together with nine dancers, Mette Ingvartsen inquires into how humans, technical objects and organic matter can interact to create a new conception of abstract form. How can we understand technology as something that is still active in our bodies, even when all technical devices have been turned off?

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Mette Ingvartsen

Mette Ingvartsen is a Danish choreographer and dancer who graduated from PARTS in 2004. Her work is characterised by hybridity and engages in extending choreographic practices by combining dance and movement with other domains such as visual arts, technology, language and theory.She has created several thematic cycles on topics such as ecology (The Artificial Nature Project) and sexuality (The Red Pieces). With The Dancing Public, she is back on stage.

Mette Ingvartsen’s Moving in Concert is part of the Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform 2022 -programme. The event is aimed for the programmers and other dance professionals in the presenter roles worldwide.

The work is part of the Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform for professional audiences organised by Dance Info Finland.

READ MORE: ICE HOT NORDIC DANCE HELSINKI 2022

Concept, choreography and set design

Mette Ingvartsen

Performers

Bruno Freire, Elias Girod, Gemma Higginbotham, Dolores Hulan, Jacob Ingram-Dodd, Anni Koskinen, Norbert Pape, Manon Santkin, Armin Hokmi

Sound design

Peter Lenaerts

Light design and Set design

Minna Tiikkainen

Costume design

Jennifer Defays

Supported by

Fondation d’entreprise Hermès / New Settings Program

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