Lonely in the Rain | Thibault Monnier: Hollowed Be Thy Name

Contemporary dance

Hollowed Be Thy Name is a duet choreography by Thibault Monnier. This piece explores social anxiety in our modern times.

What if for some time, perhaps 35 minutes, perhaps more, two souls encounter, two souls are reunited. They know everything about each other and yet have forgotten everything about their distant yet so close common past. Her sound, his touch, her grip, his taste. Far away from their modern world they get one last chance to morph into one before it is too late, before their inevitable destiny separates them forever. The rawness of life slowly creeps up on their relationship.

Hollowed Be Thy Name is a duet choreography by Thibault Monnier. This piece explores social anxiety in our modern times. How can it be that we are so disconnected from one another and yet constantly connected to some-thing or some-one. Our modern consumerism and capitalistic way of living wants to blind us into believing that mankind is still a social species, when the social part of it is slowly dying.

Choreography: Thibault Monnier
Performers: Thibault Monnier ja Minna Tervamäki
Production: Thibault Monnier.
Music: Kevin MacLeod ja Mario Spinetti.
Supporters: Aleksanterin Teatteri / The Alexander Theatre, Ranskan Instituutti Suomessa / Institut français in Finland.
Duaration: 60 min
Photo: Mikko Rasila

VIEW POINT OF THE ARTIST – THIBAULT MONNIER
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Tickets 15 € / 10 €
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Hollowed Be Thy Name is part of Lonely in the Rain -contemporary dance festival at Joensuu on the 28 the of November to the 30th of November.
The festival is produced by The Regional Dance Center Of Eastern Finland.
See the whole program HERE

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Art Center Ahjo

Kirkkokatu 23, Joensuu

29.11.2019

19:00-20:30