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What if there is no such thing as self-expression, if we are all vessels of things bigger than ourselves? As we will be dancing, we’ll attach ourselves to create small – almost out of touch – openings, brief insights, scintillations that create holes in the surface/texture of everydayness. Evocations, invocations, in the stead of explications. We’ll inhabit our dances, take notes in the form of poems, read each other’s dances as as much prophecies, reconfigure. If ethic was about we inhabit uncertainty – not knowing- together?
lives and works in Vienna. Alix was trained as a ballet dancer in the Opéra of Paris. She worked in various ballet companies before entering PARTS. In 1996, Alix joined Anne-Teresa De Keersmaeker’s company Rosas where she worked for seven years. Since 2005 Alix has been creating her own pieces: Crystalll, in collaboration with Alice Chauchat (2005), Supernaturel (2007), Long Long Short Long Short (2009), in collaboration with Agata Maszkiewicz. In 2011, she lead, together with Kris Verdonck, an artistic research on sleep which turned into EXIT (2011), a solo still in which she puts the audience to sleep.
Then comes Monique (2012), a dance duet with Mark Lorimer which finds its inspiration in bondage, in 2015 Edelweiss, a danced rebus that oscillates between abstract and figurative art. Chesterfield was born in 2017: Chesterfield is a dance that tends towards the infinitely soft. She is currently working on the development of Noa & Snow. Noa & Snow is a research project that has been awarded a grant by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).
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