creation < 2018

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Creation '18

Chantal Yzermans/Radical Low invites musician/composer Hantrax to work together on a new a project which gravitates around the ritual of the Parades. Both artists appropriate the origins of the March, rooted in popular music, with its typical binary code, enhancing the soul and the body of the performers, where one loses one's individuality to blend into another entity: the group. Yzermans and Hantrax are interested in its powerful potential, as it represents a liberating tool as much as a restraining traditional discipline. 

This ambiguous quality drives to different and opposite directions and interpretations which is the core of this research.

Their collaboration will culminate into a 3 act performance that will be presented in non-traditional urban settings, unannounced and DYI spirit.

In May 2017 at La Briqueterie, Centre de Développement Chorégraphique Val de Marne, they will work on the first act infused by Tchaikovsky’s Apotheosis of the ballet ‘Sleeping Beauty’ and the American ‘Ticker Tape Parade’. In June Tanzhaus Zurich invites Yzermans and Hantrax  to continue their rehearsals. An open studio moment will be held June 23th in the studios of Tanzhaus Zurich.

Concept

Chantal Yzermans

Original music

Hantrax

Performance  

Chantal Yzermans & Hantrax

Co-production 

Jan Fabre/Troubleyn (BE)

Residencies

La Briqueterie Centre de développement choregraphique Val de Marne (FR)

Tanzhaus Zurich ( S)

Buda Kunstencentrum Kortrijk (BE)

Jan Fabre/Troubleyn (BE)

a Radical Low production 2018