Sabina Aeschlimann (Dancer)Aranxa Alvarez (Dancer)Mariana Calazans (Dancer)Julia Canard (Dancer)Bruno Barón Escobedo (Dancer)Felipe Fizkal (Dancer)Garazi Prieto Foruria (Dancer)Alessia Fuiano (Dancer)Félicité Guillo (Dancer)Saphir Lise Legrand (Dancer)Beatrice Leonardi (Dancer)Clarisse Mialet (Dancer)Iida Elise Murumets (Dancer)Giuliana Nanna (Dancer)Agata Pankowska (Dancer)David Ramalho (Dancer)Vajdaan Shah (Dancer)Carminda Soares (Dancer)
A 3-channel video installation of a durational dance, CROWDS investigates the choreography of crowd typologies and the slippages between them. Much like a flock of murmurating birds, the thresholds between these crowd types are blurred and distorted: the rocking of bodies in prayer slip into the shaking of raving dancers, the training exercises of sports teams slide into the structured formations of fascist spectacles. Focusing on these collective formations, movements, and gestures, CROWDS uses dance to interrogate the distinctions we make and to destabilize the relationship between ideologies and moving bodies. It attempts to articulate the embedded choreographic register of our political discourses and polemics, reflecting what is amassed and what is lost as we gather and disperse.