- this place by sara manente & marcos simoes © marcelo mardones
- this place by sara manente & marcos simoes
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Sara Manente (Italy, 1978)
graduated in Communication Science (Bologna) and completed the post-master a.p.t/A.pass in Performing Arts in Antwerp. She created projects that have a choreographical starting point but also touch the ﬁeld of visual arts: Democratic forest, a practical and theoretical research in collaboration with Alessandra Bergamaschi about movement of masses, crowds and communities (www.democraticforest.com), the video Some performances in collaboration with Ondine Cloez and Michiel Reynaert, the dance performance Lawaai means hawaai, selected for the prix Jardin d’europe 2009, Grand Tourists in collaboration with Ondine Cloez and Michiel Reynaert (grandtourists.weebly.com) and the lecture performance not not a lecture. two commentaries (2010) together with Constanze Schellow. In December 2011 her newest dance performance, the quartet Faire un Four, premiered in Monty (Antwerp). At the moment she is working on This place with Marcos Simoes. She works as a performer for Aitana Cordero Vico and Kate McIntosh.
Sara Manente is one of the founding members of the association CABRA vzw (http://cabra.weebly.com/) facilitating the work of seven artists: Sara Manente, Marcos Simoes, Norberto Llopis, Jaime Llopis, Santiago Ribelles Zorita, Kyung Ae Ro and Varinia Canto Vila.
Marcos Simoes (Portugal, 1975)
lives in Brussels. He studied civil engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon. He attended the intensive course of SNDO and the contemporary dance programme at the University Miguel Hernandez in Altea, Spain. He created and performed three pieces in collaboration with Sara Manente: Palyndrome, Eye in the Sky and Instructions. He completed the post-master a.p.t/A.pass in Performing Arts in Antwerp where he presented several works around his concept: The LaughingBody. He created Eskimo presented in Monty (Antwerpen) and at workspacebrussels' Working Title Platform #01 (Brussels).
He is currently working as an interpreter in Sara Manente’s Faire un four, and in two different collaboration projects, Ai! with the Portuguese choreographic artist Lilia Mestre and the other On Path, with the visual artist Marcelo Mardones. He’s one of the founding members of the association CABRA vzw (http://cabra.weebly.com/). Recently he started a new project with Sara Manente called This Place.