Crescendo, not as a climax, but as a quiet wave. A quiet passing through a trio of bodies, conjoined by an ever mutating flow of movements, song and listening.
This triple headed, triple voiced, triple bodied solo, creates a space of great tenderness, care and attention, in which three can attempt to become one.
With this new dance work, Crescendo, Icelandic choreographer Katrín Gunnarsdóttir draws upon the history of women’s collective physical labour and in particular its relation to repetitive motions and song, to generate a situation of intimate female assembly, convergence and coalescence.
Katrín Gunnarsdóttir is an award-winning choreographer and dancer based in Reykjavík. She has been presented at numerous venues and festivals in Iceland, including Reykjavík Dance Festival, Lókal International Theatre Festival and the National Theatre of Iceland. She has toured internationally with her own work since 2013, showing in festivals and programs in Europe. More on: www.katringunnarsdottir.com
Concept, choreography: Katrín Gunnarsdóttir
Created with and performed by: Heba Eir Kjeld, Snædís Lilja Ingadóttir and Védís Kjartansdóttir
Costumes and scenography: Eva Signý Berger
Sound design: Baldvin Magnusson
Light design: Jóhann Friðrik Ágústsson
Dramaturgy: Alexander Roberts and Ásgerður G Gunnarsdóttir
Katrín Gunnarsdóttir in co-production with Tjarnarbíó Theatre
With the support of: Bora Bora, Dansearena Nord, Dance Atelier Reykjavík, Kunstencentrum BUDA, wp Zimmer.
Funded by: Iceland Ministry of Education