Ice Hot Helsinki | Mette Ingvartsen (DK): Moving In Concert

Contemporary dance

Moving in Concert imagines a universe where humans, technologies and natural materials coexist to create an abstract set of movement.

Inspired by how bodies are sensorially affected by living in a digitalized world, the performance explores a poetics of plasticity, abstraction and imagination. Together with nine dancers, Mette Ingvartsen inquires into how humans, technical objects and organic matter can interact to create a new conception of abstract form.

Mette Ingvartsen is a Danish choreographer and dancer who graduated from PARTS in 2004. Her work is characterised by hybridity and engages in extending choreographic practices by combining dance and movement with other domains such as visual arts, technology, language and theory.

She has created several thematic cycles on topics such as ecology (The Artificial Nature Project) and sexuality (The Red Pieces). With The Dancing Public, she is back on stage.

Concept & Choreography, Set design: Mette Ingvartsen
Performers: Bruno Freire, Elias Girod, Gemma Higginbotham, Dolores Hulan, Jacob Ingram-Dodd, Anni Koskinen, Norbert Pape, Manon Santkin, Armin Hokmi
Sound design: Peter Lenaerts
Light design & Set Design: Minna Tiikkainen
Costume design: Jennifer Defays

Supported by the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès within the framework of the New Settings Program.

Mette Ingvartsen’s Moving in Concert is part of the Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform 2022 -programme. The event is aimed for the programmers and other dance professionals in the presenter roles worldwide.

www.metteingvartsen.net

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Tanssin talo, The Dance House Helsinki

Tallberginkatu 1C / 122, Helsinki

10.2.2022

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