Co:Lateral

Né Barros and João Martinho Moura

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  • Lisbon Premiere
AUTHOR(S)
  • Né Barros and João Martinho Moura
DATE
  • November 22nd and 23rd
  • 7 PM
DURATION
  • 30’
LANGUAGE
  • English
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  • Over 12
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Synopsis

CO:LATERAL was developed from the Nuve performative project where the relationship between dance and the digital arts was explored. Initially presented in 2010, this solo interpreted by Né Barros, was the motif for several national and international publications. Here, the body projected and extended itself into a relationship of intimacy with interactive virtual reality. The performative discourse resulting from this connection calls for an extraordinary moment, a poetic moment made of space and body, made of a mixture of realities, made of double and images. CO:LATERAL evokes moments of the death of the swan immersed in an immaterial space of light and projection: a phantom of the archive of dance now returns to test itself in a reality of illusory imprisonment.

Technical Sheet

Direction and choreography
Né Barros

Digital creation
João Martinho Moura

Music and light design
João Martinho Moura

Costumes
Né Barros

Performer
Sónia Cunha

Production
Lucinda Gomes / Balleteatro

Partnership
CITAR - Centro de Investigação em Ciência e Tecnologia das Artes / Universidade Católica, Porto

Residence support
ARQUIPÉLAGO - Centro de Artes Contemporâneas

Acknowledgments
Teatro Municipal da Guarda

Bio

Né Barros
Né Barros is a choreographer and investigator at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Porto. She holds a PhD in Dance and an MA in Dance Studies. Post-doctoral at the Institute of Philosophy with the thesis Performances and Marginal Forms. She has been collaborating with multiple artists. Member of the direction of Balleteatro, of which she was one of the founders, she’s also a co-director of Family Film Project film festival. Barros has published books and several articles.

João Martinho
João Martinho Moura is a researcher and media artist. His interests lie in digital art, intelligent interfaces, digital music and computational aesthetics. For the past decade, he’s been adopting new ways to represent the body in digital media, creating interactive audiovisual artifacts, mostly represented by monochromatic visual abstractions and minimalist lines.
22nd
November
CO:LATERAL
Né Barros e João Martinho Moura
7 PM, Rua das Gaivotas 6
23rd
November
CO:LATERAL
Né Barros e João Martinho Moura
7 PM, Rua das Gaivotas 6