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ISSHH(K) A Choreographic-Cinematic Voyage

February 11, 2017

Nicole Seiler from Switzerland presents ISSHH(K) A Choreographic-Cinematic Voyage at Attakkalari India Biennial 2017

ISSHH(K) is a choreographic research questioning the idea of the group, and the requirements to create a “common” body. It is based on Devdas, a novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, and different film adaptations of the novel. Seiler, the choreographer of this piece, has researched on multimedia and its relationship with dance, video, and choreographic installations. Her interest in multimedia is reflected in this piece, a link between sound and image; cinema and stage-are explored in depth.

Centre-Stage is the main attraction of the 10-day dance festival, presenting cutting-edge contemporary dance and digital performances from countries across the world like the Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Canada, Korea, Poland, South Africa, Finland, and India.

Cie Nicole Seiler has toured in India in 2011 with Ningyo and in 2014 with K Two. As Devadas has been ingrained in the cultural memory of India, choreographic and cinematic voyage based on Devdas is a must watch to imagine a choreographic version of the much familiar image of the tragic lover.

About Attakkalari India Biennial 2017
Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts provides a national and international platform for the latest in contemporary dance and features renowned movement artists as well as emerging voices. The organisation aims to stimulate the growth of a vibrant performing arts scene in the country. The Centre also helps encourage, nurture, and mentor young talent in dance and movement arts. The 10-day dance festival will witness cutting-edge contemporary dance and digital performances from several countries, including the Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Canada, South Korea, Poland, South Africa, Finland, and India.

True to its theme, BLR MOVES, the Attakkalari India Biennial 2017 strives to animate Bengaluru’s cityscape with movement and digital arts, infusing new energy via the main performances of the festival and various lead-up and allied activities at different iconic venues across the city.

About Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts
Attakkalari was constituted in 1992 to facilitate the development of contemporary cultural expressions in India, particularly in the performing arts, and is today recognised internationally as an important educational institution and cultural organisation in South Asia. Committed to interdisciplinary and intercultural art practices, Attakkalari provides dynamic leadership and makes strategic interventions to stimulate the growth of a vibrant contemporary performing arts scene in Bengaluru and in India as a whole. Since its inception in 2001, Attakkalari has made significant contributions to developing the performing arts scene in India, particularly in the realm of physical performance, stage technologies, choreography, and pedagogy. Driven by the underlying philosophy “Traditional Physical Wisdom, Innovation & Technology” Attakkalari has initiated several strategic and interlinked programmes, which have made a bold impact and are now inspiring and being emulated by artists and organisations working in contemporary dance and performance throughout India.

Tickets: 200 and available at the Attakkalari office and the Ranga Shankara box office and on http://www.bookmyshow.com

Sunday | 12th February 2017 | 7:30 PM

Venue:
Ranga Shankara
36/2, 8th Cross,
(Next to J P Nagar Post Office)
2nd Phase, JP Nagar,
Bangalore 560 078.

Directions to the Venue: http://binged.it/1SJgAhV

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