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Kamp is a dance production mixed with the scenographic research of “moving lights”.
Kamp reflects on the state of a human who is imprissionated in a North-Korean working camp for 3 generations. In these camps torture, hunger and executions are daily experiences. Without working in a linear way we will try to put these experiences in movement. Without defining the emotion or the theme we will use notations as: "you're doing a slow pas de deux while there are worms in your left shoulder, your head is a water filled balloon and under your feet are thousands of eyes. These notations and focus will lead throughout repetition into a metamorphose, although the dancer wants to get lost in this character it is only allowed to explore it within the form of a classical ballet choreography. With this duality the otherwise perfect stylized ballet is filled with raw emotions, detail movements and exhaustion. A grotesque pas de deux that suddenly arises or a grand jeté that is colored by the metamorphosis of a melting body.
Simultaneously the concept of “moving lights” will be further explored and developed. Using camera equipment, video-cranes, towers, dolly’ and steady-cams to detach lights on. This will change the audiences perspective throughout the piece and will give a video-like scenographic impression.
Artistic director and choreography: Lies Serdons
Outside eye and choreography: Melissa Guerin
Dancers: selected by audition (information will follow soon)
Scenography and “moving lights”: Lies Serdons, Eurogrip, Id2q, Bart Winckers, Wim Hermans
Communication and all-around: Eric Donckier, Daniel Sikora
Partners and sponsors: “met steun van de Vlaamse overheid” Kunstendecreet, Workspace Brussels, Provincie Limburg, Stad Hasselt, Stad Genk, Kunstencentrum België,
ASAP, Groep Casters, Hands, Idearté, Maasmechelen Village, Machiels Building Solutions NV, NV Kumpen, Verzinkerij Lenssen,
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