The bicho, Portuguese word that stands for animal
or beast, is a being that places itself in certain situations from the search
for a center. The center is supported at times in the condition of the body's
center of gravity, physical center, sometimes in a geographical center,
established in space, and sometimes in a psychological center, with regard to
issues of imbalance of the human psyche.
The activation of the body's center of gravity
allows a presence in the here and now, and that presence brings internal and
external energy flows exposing an instinctive and urgent movement.
It is about the vulnerability of this search, since
the body in motion places itself in situations of disagreement and instability
when playing with its axis.
This work starts from an unsettling search for a
center and demonstrates that the place of error and imbalance can happen in
The solo was presented in two Mostras of
Escola Angel Vianna (Centro Coreográfico da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro), at
Rampa, Lugar de criação at the end of a three-month residency period (Rio de
Janeiro), at Art In Process Festival (Fórum de Ciência e Cultura da UFRJ), in the
EX_TENSÃO Exhibition (Espaço MOVA, Rio de Janeiro) and the SESC Entre Danças
Project (SESC Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro).
Collaborators: Jamil Cardoso, Rodrigo Bocater, Christiana Cavalcanti, Malka Borenstein, Nina Rodrigues and Maria Luiza Tiburi.