Live Performance: PARADIS/Paradise
Aug 5, 2012 Sunday 19:00
1F, Associate Mission Building (Shanghai 169 Yuanmingyuan Road)
Alvin Erasga Tolentino, Emmanuel de St Aubin
Choreography and Performance: Alvin Erasga Tolentino
Music and Performance: Emmanuel Mailly
Video: Donna Szoke
Admission Free. Reservation is required.
PARADIS/Paradise is a 50 minutes performance event journey by two performers a solo dancer and a musician animating traditional theater or unconventional setting and spaces.Exploring the relationship and breath of dance through live music, visual video images and public surroundings PARADIS/Paradise streams within the moments of synchronicity in the chosen space. Raw, eccentric and bold palates of sounds, imagery and movement project the body, with its internal paradise (pure sensation), out to the external world. Conceived and created through a collaborative partnership between Contemporary Canadian choreographer and dancer Alvin Erasga Tolentino and French contemporary bruiste/noise musician Emannuel Mailly, PARADIS was created in 2008 that has been performed indoor, outdoor and unconventional spaces between Canada, Italy and France. The dance is expressive, eccentric and minimal gestures, fluid yet vibrant, intimate but also primitive.
“Tolentino’s choreography and performance is not only power but also frailty, not only sexuality but also innocence, not only primitivism but also complexity.” The PLANK magazine, Vancouver
The Music is abstract, haunting, gentle and intense, a remixed of noise with exceptional eerie voice.... Read More
Free admission, No need for reservation.