Dance

  • An Evening with Taglioni

RADIX 2 (IT, 6 min) – directed by Cristiano Leone

RADIX, conceived and directed by Cristiano Leone, is an audio-visual project that promotes a dialogue between contemporary creation and historical heritage.

EXIT (GER, 6 min) – directed by Simone Cita Kieltyka

Exit is about the moment before and after a “tipping point”. Rotating, spinning around, being stuck, being airborne, wearing out – getting out and exploring the leeway. which is quite elusive…

AN EVENING WITH TAGLIONI (UK, 14 min) – directed by Jessica Wright, Morgann Runacre-Temple

Based on a true story from when legendary ballerina Marie Taglioni, the first woman to go ‘en pointe’, retired. Her pointe shoes were bought by a fan… Then cooked at a lavish dinner party and served to 35 guests.

KERN (NL, 25 min) – directed by Isabelle Joanna Ona Nelson

KERN is about the core of a community and what binds us or tears us apart. The work explores themes of interconnection, sustaining others and reciprocity; ‘A person is a person through other people;’ strikes an affirmation of one’s humanity through recognition of an “other” in his or her uniqueness and difference.’

WHAT I KNOW SO FAR (FR, 5 min) – directed and created by Shawn Fitzgerald Ahern and Emilie Louise Leriche

Movement, words, a soliloquy.
A “keeping-track-of” small thoughts and knowledges.
A poem, written as a reminder.

Films will stream online from 8-10 April 2022 only. Click the VIMEO ON DEMAND link above to access the block. Please ensure you have an up-to-date browser for streaming. See here for information about using Vimeo. Content may be unsuitable for children under 15 years of age.