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VERTEBRATA

ALEJANDRA BALBOA

Dance show | Outdoor and unconventional spaces |  11 min.

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AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMER | IV PLATAFORMA DIÁLOGOS CONTEMPORÁNEANEOS | DZM  FESTIVAL

 

Investigating with the choreographer Luis Marrafa, Vertebrata was born. An emotional journey in which the body is moved by the noise that inhabits it. He finds it difficult to control his internal impulses, trying to decipher and even dominate them. A swing between the slight suffocation of intent and the heavy burden of weakness. It is the expression of an animal that externalizes through movement, the different states of its matter.

 

I don't let anything enter me without rumbling, without controlling the intensity with which they inhabit, collide and even explode. Sometimes it seems that they rest, but immediately they go all the space that they can to be noticed. I just try to turn them off. I think, deluded, that when they pinch me again, I will understand them clearly. But no. I can't get them to sleep. I am afraid that my peace will be reduced to the small moments in which the air manages to enter and leave my body without difficulty.

Creation and performer

Alejandra Balboa

 

Artistic accompaniment

Luis Marrafa

Photo

Paulina Funes - Corpoaterra and Ángel Sousa - Propulsa

 

Show premiered at Corpo (a) Terra (Allariz) on 08/28/2020.

She has been a finalist in the SóLODOS En Danza Ourense 2020 Creation Contest.

On April 16, 2021, she participates in Atopémonos Bailando by Colectivo Glovo and the City Council of Lugo and in 6 choreographers from A Estrada (Pontevedra).

In 2021 she has performed 3 functions in the Propulsa Danza + Paisaxe + Patrimonio festival:

07/09/21: Portomarín (Lugo)

07/11/21: MIHL (Lugo)

07/17/21: Ribeira (A Coruña)

Finalist in the DZM - Cáceres Festival Contest in 2021.