Image by Helena Goñi
Title: THE TRAUMED BODY IN A SPACE
Production year: 2019-2020
Type of work: performance
Duration: 45 min
Location: Ruins of the Convent of San Andrés de Muga, Labastida
Music composition: Nasim López-Palacios
Performers: Ainhoa Urmeneta, Alex Do Carmo, Anzhelika Pankova, Itxaso Sánchez, Jon Ander Muñoz, Nasim López-Palacios, Samuel Garnica and Thais Martínez.
Photographers: Helena Goñi and Gert Voor in't Holt
Drone recording: Kairos TC
Production: Work produced thanks to Eskualdea by the Basque Center-Museum of Contemporary Art ARTIUM
This project confronts the vital, emotional and visceral space of the body with its negation, by proposing to act as an image, support for a sensation, an element of architecture. The piece opens up to multiple interpretations in which the history of the place, the cultural heritage and the expectations of the call are plotting the reading.
A performance act activated at daybreak, at the moment in which the detail becomes a sensation and concept, and the bells of the Labastida church, with their atavistic sound, accompany a piece of electronic music made for the occasion by Nasim López-Palacios.
Text by Enrique Martinez Goikoetxea
Images by Helena Goñi