M.E.L.T – MOTION, EMOTION, LATERAL THINKING | VALENTINA DE PIANTE
performance within eXplore festival #11
“M.E.L.T – Motion, Emotion, Lateral Thinking” performance creates an experiential open space between a series of key words and the body-mind which is ready to listen and trigger itself. M.E.L.T. is about a melting of ordinary thinking processes and a rediscovery of an intelligence of the body.
Concept & Body research: Valentina De Piante Niculae
Performers: Vlad Benescu, Corina Tătărău, Eliza Trefaș
Dramaturgical support: Krõõt Juura
Sound research: Eduard Gabia
Co-production: 4Culture, WASP – Working Art Space and Production, Life Long Burning
With the support of: UNATC “I.L. Caragiale”, Istituto Italiano di Cultura “Vito Grasso” – Bucarest
Valentina De Piante Niculae is an Assistant Lector of Theatre and Performative Arts, a project coordinator, choreographer, researcher and performer. She has the ATM expertise in Feldenkrais®, a method which works with the reorganization of the neuromotor schemes. She is a teacher of choreographic writing and somatic education, giving lectures as a guest speaker within various academic and pedagogic research events. Valentina was part of TTT – Teaching The Teachers Bucharest(2009) and TTT Budapest(2013). In 2015, together with Phd. Neurologist Researcher, Radu Dop, and Phd. Psychologist Lecturer, Ovidiu Brăzdău, she organized lectures followed by intensive body practices. She was involved, as Romanian expert, in Tandem Dance, a European project dedicated to performers and visually impaired people.
Event produced by 4Culture Association and WASP Studios.
A cultural project funded by Ministry of Culture of Romania, Administrația Fondului Cultural Național.
With the support of Goethe Institut, and Austrian Cultural Forum, Life Long Burning and European Union – Culture Programme 2007-2013.
Partners: Center of Contemporary Photography in Iași, “Școala Mea” Highschool, and Life Long Burning.
“M.E.L.T – Motion, Emotion, Lateral Thinking” is part of the “CQ Project”, financed by ARCUB and Bucharest City Hall, within `EȘTI BUCUREȘTI` cultural programme.
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