Dance piece for a quartet of performers on roller-skates, approaching states of detonation and death drive.

Addressing an explosive contemporaneity, simultaneously physical and technological, the choreographic composition is based on spatial organization devices, related to speed sports, where the use of prostheses (roller-skates), allows access to the physicality that involves risk and accident.

The plastic dimension of the gesture, proposes the articulation of a group of dancers in a being of apparent impossibility, equipped with moods, desires and libido, projecting the body to an extreme otherness and opening the ground for fiction.

From this dialogue continuous and porous, two distinct objects emerge: the installation POROMECHANICS, a series of video portraits of artists, subjected to states of immersion; in contrast to the dance piece CABRAQIMERA, a choreographic score for a quartet on roller-skates about states of detonation.




Artistic Direction — Catarina Miranda
Coreographic cocreation & performance — Duarte Valadares, Francisca Pinto, Lewis Seivwright, Madalena Pereira
Sound Composition — Lechuga Zafiro
Light — Letícia Skrycky
Light Assistance — Santiago Tricot
Styling — Simão Bolívar
Dramaturgic Support — Cristina Planas Leitão (TMP)
PRODUCTION & DIFFUSION — Sara Abrantes, Sofia Matos, Joana Silva /Materiais Diversos
Executive Production — Vanda Cerejo
COPRODUCTION — Materiais Diversos (Lisboa/PT), SOOPA (Porto / PT); TMP (Porto / PT); Walk&Talk (Açores/ PT); CND Centre Nacional de la Danse (Paris, France), ICI-CCN Montpellier – Occitanie (as part of Life Long Burning project supported by the European commission — Montpellier / France);
Project funded by DGArtes/ Portuguese Government and by 5 Sentidos Portuguese Cultural Network (C.C. Vila Flor, TAGV, T.M.Guarda, Cine-Teatro Louletano, Teatro Micaelense, T.M.Porto, São Luiz Teatro Municipal, Teatro Nacional São João, Teatro Viriato).

Portugal 2021/22
27th-28th April 2021 TMP PORTO
30th April 2021 TAGV COIMBRA
22nd May 2021 Teatro Viriato, Viseu
17th July 2021- Walk&Talk Açores
28th January 2022 - TMSão Luís, Lisboa
January 2022 - Guidance, fábrica ASA, Guimarães
18th February 2022 - Teatro Louletano - Loulé
26th February - Teatro Municipal da Guarda

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