Composities in het wilde weg (Savage compositions) is a serene, refined experience that does not focus on spectacle but on tactile and poetic subtlety.
As a spectator you are invited to create time and an eye for sensitive details in light, movement and spatiality. By activating the scene slightly differently each time, the space transforms and changing meanings arise.
Illustrator and choreographer Wouter Krokaert is on stage with dancers Charlotte Vanden Eynde and Katja Dreyer and also uses elements from his visual work as an opponent. By combining all these elements he creates a fascinating translation of his drawings, photographs and sculptures on stage.
In extension of the performance, Wouter Krokaert also shows the visual work that underlies it. Pencil drawings, photographs and objects embody the research that has preceded. What is explored in one area is reinforced and supplemented in another, across the boundaries of disciplines. The work shown is always a retreat, a moment where time is taken – and given – to consider the correlations between things.
The exhibition opens on 12 September at 7.30pm and can also be visited during office hours or when there's an evening event at Dommelhof.
Concept & visual art: Wouter Krokaert — Performance: Katja Dreyer, Charlotte Vanden Eynde, Wouter Krokaert — Costume design: An Breugelmans — Light design in collaboration with: Tom Bruwier — Intervention visual art: Koba de Meutter — Artistic advice: Marc Vanrunxt — Special thanks to: Marc Godts & Alix Eynaudi, ZSenne art lab, Netwerk Aalst — Production: workspacebrussels — Co-production: Perpodium, C-TAKT, kunstencentrum Buda, wp Zimmer, ICI – CCN Montpellier (research), workspacebrussels — Supported by: the Flemish Community, the Flemish Community Commission, Belgian Tax Shelter