X Dance Festival | Mäki & Nurmio: ÉLIANE
Dance Theatre|Contemporary dance
Dance performance ÉLIANE opens the work of composer Éliane Radique, I’Île Re-sonante, is a dialogue with Radique’s thinking and invites us to think about our place in the world, the cycle of nature; our relationship with ourselves and each other.
“It sounds like my old fridge, but it helps me think about life, and to fall asleep.”
(Anonymous comment about Éliane Radigue’s music on the Internet.)
Dance performance ÉLIANE opens the work of composer Éliane Radique, I’Île Re-sonante, as a physical landscape in dialogue with Radique’s thinking. It invites us to think about our place in the world, and the cycle of nature; our relationship with ourselves and each other, and being in the world. It invites you to ask for change.
The work is a collaboration between Teemu Mäki and Maija Nurmio. The dancers in the piece are Jonna Eiskonen and Maija Karhunen, in addition to Nurmio. The work is brought to light by Olivia Pohjola. The members of the team have worked together in various artistic formations since 2007. ÉLIANE is the first collaborative work of the group. The work will premiere at Vaba Lava Theater in Tallinn on January 14, 2020.
Direction: Teemu Mäki & Maija Nurmio
Choreography: Maija Nurmio
Dance: Jonna Eiskonen, Maija Karhunen & Maija Nurmio
Music: Éliane Radigue, I’Île Re-sonante (2000)
Text and Video: Teemu Mäki
Voices: Henni Kiri, Teemu Mäki, Olivia Pohjola
Light Design: Olivia Pohjola
Production: Henni Kiri
Picture: Teemu Mäki & Maija Nurmio
Éliane is partnered by Eucrea/ Crossover Festival and produced by X Dance Festival in cooperation with Zodiak Center for New Dance.