The program mainly presents a series of pieces that have been or are in the process of becoming “plastic extensions” (plastically interpreted) by the performer and will be exposed at IAC, like Preludio by Manuel M. Ponce: phantom errand [muscle memory], Plis by Pascale Criton: ephemeral critters, Étude 1 and 5 by Heitor Villa-lobos: sempre morbida and bullseye.
Kurze Schatten II by Brian Ferneyhough as well as the Three Tientos by Antonio de Cabezón are ongoing pieces in the process of becoming plastic extensions. A choreographic piece for 6 dancers that will recreate the hand gestures of Kurze Schatten II into the bodies of the dancers in collaboration with the MoCap Lab in Lund and 3 installations for the visually and hearing impaired with the musical material of Cabezón’s Tientos.
[côrīo]·étilá by Bertrand Chavarria-Aldrete is a poem written for sirimcho (traditional Mexican plucked instrument), guitar and objects that was recently written at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Italy. The audience will be invited to participate in a Q&A session about the creative process of plastic extension and the work of the artist after the recital and exhibition.
Read more about Bertrand Chavarria-Aldrete as PhD student at IAC.