Thursday 11/07

Luna Cenere – Italy

‘Kokoro’ is a single Japanese word translated as our ‘inner being’ but literally embraces two words/concepts, ‘mind’ and ‘heart’. Trying to deconstruct dualistic categories such as “good – bad», through the work I wonder about the matter of being and perception of reality. The writing of the movement is done instantly as a result of the research for a specific movement vocabulary. The physicality of the action is able to project an inner state through which the observer can distill the characteristics of a “character” or many “characters” never explicitly defined. It’s a dialogue with the body that, exposed in its nudity, can be transfigured through the performative space and become poetic vehicle, bringing out pictures belonging and not to the real world. The study of movement is joined with the perspective research pointing out that one scenic viewpoint can suggest many different readings. Important is the relationship with the space in which the action takes place where the point of observation and the dialogue between the performer and the surrounding environment creates new and constantly changing images.

Duration: 30 minutes

Luna Cenere
Luna Cenere is a 30-years-old dancer born in Naples, city where she began her dance training simultaneously to her university career at the faculty of Sociology. After working with several companies in Italy, in 2011 she continued her studies at SEAD, Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (Austria); selected as a guest member of the SEAD Bodhi Project she was in the creations of Anton Lacky (Anton Lacky Company / Les Slovaks Collective) and Josef Frucek (Rootlessroot). After her graduation Luna worked with different companies and choreographers like Simone Forti, Anton Lacky, Wili Dorner, Compagnia Agitart (Spain) and Compagnia Virgilio Sieni (Italy). Artist selected by Aerowaves 2018 with her solo ‘Kokoro’, produced by the Company Körper in collaboration with Virgilio Sieni / National Production Center. The project is supported by Vetrina Giovane Danza D’autore Anticorpi XL, winner of the competition ‘Residanza 2015′, finalist of ‘DNA-Appunti Coreografici 2016’. Recognized with the Prize for the best Choreography by ‘Solocoreografico Dance Showcase 2017’. Luna is a certified teacher of contemporary dance at SEAD, she conducts workshops of movement research and improvisation classes. Fully committed to her artistic research, she lives between Italy and Belgium.

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