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Residency Henrique Furtado - “BIBI HA”
2017/06/01 › 2017/06/30
Furtado, Henrique
ALKANTARA

Our starting point for this performance was Inuit and other forms of throat singing. This led us to explore standing face-to-face, the proximity of our bodies, performativity in duration and hyperventilation, with reference to practices from sports (wrestling), performance (sports entertainment), and ritual (Jean Rouch’s documentary Les Maîtres Fous). Bibi Ha Bibi is becoming a choreographic and musical performance connected to various ritual forms, from wrestling to traditional Inuit singing; from fight songs to partner and mating dances.

 

Henrique Furtado Veira is a dancer, performer and choreographer who lives and works in Portugal and France. He holds a degree in Environmental Engineering and completed his arts education at INSA in Lyon, Extensions - CDC de Toulouse, Prototype II - Royaumont Abbey. He performs in work by Bleuène Madelaine, Eric Languet, Aurélien Richard, Céline Cartillier and Tino Sehgal. In addition, he has been influenced by meetings with other artists, including João Fiadeiro, Sophie Perez and Xavier Boussiron, Daniel Linehan, Marta Izquierdo, among others. He is currently collaborating with Aloun Marhal, Daniel Pizamiglio (Graus de Afirmação) and Chiara Taviani (Stand still you ever-moving spheres of heaven), creating performances where styles and genres overlap, and where costumes, objects, and vocal presence are particularly important.

Aloun Marchal is an improviser, dancer and choreographer. He receives the Danceweb grant in 2008 and 2012. In 2010, he is awarded the second prize at the “Danse Elargie” competition (Théatre de la Ville, Paris) for “Gerro, Minos and Him”, created in collaboration with Roger Sala Reyner and Simon Tanguy. In 2013, “Gerro, Minos and Him” wins best dance piece at the Stuttgarter Tanz-und Teaterpreis festival. He is currently touring two of his creations: “Gerro, Minos and Him” and “Trippel”. As a performer, Aloun is touring “More than naked,” a massively naked show choreographed by the Austrian artist Doris Uhlich and the most recent show of the integrated dance company SPINN. Aloun decided to start dancing when he understood that thinking wasn’t enough. He felt that it was kind of the same as taking the objects drawn on a map for the objects themselves. Since then he is fascinated by moments that don’t make sense right away, but eventually will. www.maaloun.wordpress.com

Camille Rosa is a graduate of the Paris Academy of Fine Arts. Her research involves drawing, sculpture, installation, video and scenography. She is interested in creation myths, and her work weaves ironic connections with archaic elements. Between mental landscapes, masked characters and immersive installations, her work features hybrid bodies, animalism, an inverted, fragmented world, and theater. After completed a joint degree in Theater and Visual Arts at Paris 8, she worked in the theater as a scenographer. She collaborated with Faye Formisano in “Beach Noise” (2010), and assisted Sophie Perez and Xavier Boussiron in their performances “Biopigs” and “Prélude à l’agonie”. She designed stage spaces for “Fuyons sous la spirale de l’escalier profound” by Marlène Saldana and Jonathan Drillet, “Être le Loup” by ‘compagnie des tropes’ and “Les escargots sans leur coquille font la grimace,” directed by Charles Templon. She built the set for the film “O Diabo Nu”that she produced with Léandre Bernard-Brunel in Portugal in 2015. Her work has been exhibited in France, Moscow, India, and Guyana. She received the following scholarships and prizes: CNAP - soutien exceptionnel pour une recherche artistique -, Paris Municipality - Paris Jeune Aventure -, Prix du dessin Hélène Diamond, Bolsa AMIE - Região Île de France – and Lefranc Colin.

Jerzy Bielski is a composer, actor and vocalist, who creates music, dance and theatre pieces. He is a graduate of Conservatorium of Amsterdam and Middlesex University (London, UK). His interdisciplinary work “not only FUTURISTS” won first prize at the Amsterdam Fringe Festival in 2015 (leading to a tour in South Africa and in Holland in 2016). He is a recipient of the Emerging Excellence Award (UK) and has received grants from Amsterdams Fonds Voor de Kunst, Musici van Morgen and Amsterdamse Hogeschool Voor de Kunsten (Netherlands). He has participated in workshops at the Royaumont Abbey (France), in Darmstadt (Germany), Amsterdam (Netherlands), and in Puławy and Krakow (Poland)... He founded two ensembles, Futurists and Circuit, for whom he writes music and texts. He is primarily engaged in pluridisciplinary projects in which he collaborates with choreographers, directors, video artists, sound artists and painters. www.futurists.nl, www.circuitmusic.eu

Céline Cartillier is a dramaturge, choreographer and dancer. She holds Master’s Degrees in Theatre Studies (Paris 3) and Choreography (SoDA Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum für Tanz/Berlin). She was editorial assistant at Centre national de la Dance. She particularly appreciated participating in workshops with Loïc Touzé and Mathieu Bouvier, João Fiadeiro, Boyan Manchev, Lito Walkey, Herman Diephuis and Dalila Khatir. She works as an artistic collaborator and dramaturge for several theatre and dance artists: Antoine Cegarra, Coraline Cauchi, Paulo Duarte, Bleuène Madeleine, Myriam Pruvot, Henrique Furtado and Aloun Marchal, and Anna Gaïotti. She is choreography assistant for Simon Gauchet, La Galerie and Céline Champinot. Céline Cartillier is also a performer for Sergiu Matis, Lina Schlageter and Zoé Philibert, Pauline Brun, and Pauline Simon. She is a member of the kompost collective, with whom she collaborates on a number of projects: La Fabrique du commun, Autour de la table, among others. She appears as an actor in experimental films by Mathieu Bouvier including “Oh ! Leviathan” and “Comment expliquer la crise à un lapin blanc,” and co-produces “There is no desert island” with Bouvier. Céline Cartillier also develops work as a choreographer, with collaborators such as the sound artists Gérald Kurdian and Myriam Pruvot. She is interested in the relation between representation and idealism, as expressed by the connection between poetic composition (in the sense of making language), musical composition and choreographic composition. In 2015 she participates in the research and creation program Prototype II « Voice in Choreographic Schores » at the Royaumont Abbey.

Carlos Ramos completed a course for Lighting Technicians in 1991 and obtained a degree in Cinema – Production at Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema in 1995. As a lighting designer, he has worked with Clara Andermatt, Francisco Camacho, Real Pelágio, Tiago Guedes, Vitor Rua, Miguel Pereira, Aldara Bizarro, Filipa Francisco, Rui Chafes, Raiz di Polon, Rita Natálio, Voz Humana, Teresa Silva and Elizabete Francisca. He was part of the Technical Directino team for Festivais Mergulho no Future/EXPO 98, Festival Danças Na Cidade/Alkantara (between 2002 and 2012) and Artemrede (2005 a 2008). He is the Technical Director of Festival Materiais Diversos since 2013 and Festival Citemor since 2008. He is technical director and lighting technician for several touring projects since 1996, including work by Vera Mantero, Francisco Camacho, Clara Andermatt, Real Pelágio, Rui Catalão, Maria Emilia Correia, Teatro do Vestido and John Romão. He taught Production at Escola Superior de Dança/ Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa between 2007 and 2012. He also works sporadically as a producer on film and advertising projects.