MA Choreography 22: Myrto Delimichali - Deviations >>> The Crotch and the Mane
Skin, eyes and digestions___-_~Mumbling the discourse between image context and form. Approaching choreography from an autoethnographic perspective, `Deviations >>> The crotch and the mane` is a performative project of a two year process were practices, scores, archives and sounds are composed in time and space.
My flesh is hiding. I am dressed under. Skin is the limit where private becomes public, where inner becomes outer, where your gaze finds a land. I receive. I project. I digest. I am trying to understand this encounter of millions of receptions and projections. Can I negotiate? If yes, what is still unspoken?
history of a body,
Departing from the discourse of image context and form, my process is tracing the influence that occurs in our daily interactions and affects our modes of expression. Social image vs self- image. How we process role models and ideal bodies. Sexuality is part of this journey. Along with the sense of femininity in a manner of rethinking around female body and its introspective dimension, weirdness and awkwardness were poles of this embodied trajectory that merges stereotypes and social conventions with inner self impact and reflection on the words shame, shy, shine, she.
Trying to stage the experience of in-between spaces and frames, social gaze and personal intentions transformed into thoughts, feelings, emotions, words, poems, songs, steps, movement, haptic sounds and saturated places of a self that is tracing its moods and positions on public, private and digital sense of self.
Mentors: Shannon Stewart, Alexandros Mistriotis
Light design, third eye, soul support: Danae Lytra
Sound Composition: Nir Jacob Younessi
Thinking partner: Peter Mils
Choreographer´s assistant: Dafni Giannikopoulou
Sound Technician: Sean Mc Daic
Feedback on text and title: Marios Chatziprokopiou
Set Design advisor: Thalia Melissa
Tech support: Fredrik Heimdahl
Warmly supported by Jennifer Lacey, Karin Hauptmann, Chrysa Parkinson, Maipelo Gabang, Alice Chauchat
Special thnx to Marilena, Michael, Georgios, Andreas, Joanna Kerkelä, Mira Jochimsen, Lena Kienzer, David Anstey, Kacper Migas, Wilma Seppäla, Tone Johanessen, Korina Kordova, Thanos Ragkousis, Euthumios Ragkousis, Georgios Michelakis, Ilias Vogiatzidakis, Theano Metaxa, Rania Kapetanaki, Roula Samiotaki, Marianna Costa, Andrea Diaz and Stella Krusamäagi for their support and contribution.
Apart from these showings I will also do a Part of process´ sharing. It will be an open sound rehearsal and a workshop in which I will share scores and practices. The date and time will be announced to whom they are interested to participate. You can attend by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Myrto Delimichali was born in Athens in 1988. She has been working as a freelance dancer since 2010.
Her choreographic works have been shared in public in Breaking art II- Megaron Athens, ONC8-Onassis Foundation, Danse elargie_Theatre de la ville (fr),Athens Digital Art Festival. Focused on the term of unnecessity, the sensorial approach to choreographic composition and the poetics that derive from the experience of public, private and digital spaces she is currently heading on an autoethnographic perspective of choreography.
Her background includes bachelor’s degree studies in Law (NKUA) and History, theory and philosophy of art (ASFA)
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MA Choreography 2022: What can choreography be and do?
This event is part of the showings of the MA Choreography degree projects of 2022 at SKH and WELD 10-22 May.
Please join us at both Weld and SKH Brinellvägen 58 to launch careers, celebrate spring, be together in difficult times and wonder about the future of art.
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