THE PARADOX OF A FUTURE IN THE OCCIDENTAL PARADIGM is a performance about the obsession of western civilization with finding out what is going to happen in the future. Predictions, forecasts and estimations sound like contemporary oracles. What do we want to know? What would we be ready to sacrifice in order to get this information about our future? Is future a paradox in the occidental paradigm? A game of prediction seeking, with an unpredictable end...
Fingersix is a collective consisting of five choreographers who, after finishing their studies at ArtEZ/NL, created a structure for action aiming to combine their different artistic practices and cultural identities. They share a common vision towards collective creation and a continual need to explore performing arts methodologies. Fingersix is Dani Brown, Alessio Castellacci, Marta Navaridas, Melina Seldes and Sofia Mavragani. After 10 years of mutual collaborations, development of individual artistic practices, and international activities in professional contexts they are now aligning their experiences to create a common project.
Concept, Direction: Sofia Mavragani, Dani Brown, Alessio Castellacci, Marta Navaridas, Melina Seldes
Music: Alessio Castellacci
Lighting Design: Vassilis Klotrostyras
Costume-Set Design: Paul Thanopoulos + Fingersix
Live translation: Nikos Vavouris
Photos: Margarita Nikitaki
Presented in the frame of MIR FESTIVAL 2014 at Rabbithole Art & Performance Space
Co-production: Open Latitudes (3) European network (Latitudes Contemporaines – Vooruit – L’Arsenic – Body/Mind – Teatro delle Moire – Sin Arts Culture – Le Phénix – MIR Festival – Materiais Diversos) with support from the European Union
MIR Festival / Athens, GR
NAGIB Contemporary Dance Festival / Maribor, SL
Garage Performing Arts Centre / Kerkyra, GR
Isadora Duncan Dance Centre / Athens, GR