island (2017)

In this work, the audience activated the performers by reading cards with instructions written on them.
All cards with instructions were based on reaching a higher state of awareness of the self
through continuous movement of the body.
While the audience had the option to choose an action, the performers were the ones who decided
the duration and intensity of each action performed in synchronization.

Spread over a course of five days, island was performed for a total of twenty-four hours in July 2017
at the Academie Minerva graduation show.
The performance was awarded with the Klaas Dijkstra Academieprijs.

Performers: Angelos Messiou, Klaske Bootsma, Vasiliki Riala and Mylan Hoezen
Suits: Tim Simons
Platform: Ewout Balkema
Documentation: Lisa Jasperina Bommerson

Click here to visit the island archive on my new platform Operating Manual for Floating in Space

island performance photo
island performance photo
island performance photo
island performance photo

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