A brief encounter with...
Archive :: production:T1802138388, dance or ballet:S592667293, venue:V377
Andreya Ouamba (Senegal) and matthias Sperling (UK) - Diplomacy 2
Matthias Sperling, previously with Wayne McGregor's Random Dance, and Andreya Ouamba from Cie. 1er Temps, negotiate their way through the intricacies of a physical dialogue in Diplomacy 2
. Sharing a deep interest in improvisation, they create complex systems of encounters where the smallest of gestures become significant events, and generate movement ricocheting from body to body. They engage one another and the audience in elaborately shifting behaviour and, like political diplomacy, their work in imbued with a sense of formality and elegance. Diplomacy
is part of Dance Umbrella's Brief Encounters series, in which short works by talented new choreographers or established artists are performed prior to main stage shows. World Premiere Dance Umbrella 2009 - this event takes place in the Clore Studio