Alain Platel & Fumiyo Ikeda & Benjamin Verdonck

Nine Finger

ImPulsTanz2007 © Herman Sorgeloos

Verdonck as a physical performer, Ikeda, the Japanese dancer with intensive experience with Rosas and Alain Platel turn to the sites of world catastrophes in order to confront their own speechlessness by means of simple elements ' body, words, things. Uzodinma Iweala's book about African child soldiers challenged them. Nine fingers indicate a dreadful absence, with the Flemish title 'Negen vinger' the multi-lingual team suggests an old racist children's rhyme lurking in the background: 10 Little N's. With plays on words the three confront what is missing for each of them. Nine is 3 x 3. 'Nine fingers or the mattress that becomes a house; that later becomes a boat and sails away'.

 

GOOD TO KNOW

final workshop showing 2019 © yako.one

Gallery

Sneak previews of our current performances or sweet memories of our workshops and past festival events can be watched HERE.

© Karolin Miernik

Archive

Everything about our previous festivals you find HERE

© Maja Preckel

Shop

Fashionable goodies of the last festivals are available HERE

© ImPulsTanz - All rights reserved
Date: 07.08.2020, 23:50 | Link: https://www.impulstanz.com/en/videogallery/129/
NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIPTIONORDER PROGRAMME
© ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival