mimoOs & ZDRUHESTRANY: Diaries of Touch
Touch is our primary sense. Touch is dangerous. Touch is what is at stake today.
When creating this piece, the performers kept diaries of touches for 9 months (even during the pandemic). In language, there are only few words for describing touch and even less for describing the experience of being touched, so they invented ways to describe and move our experiences.
Instead of just watching the image, you can allow yourself to be affected viscerally and to stay for a while with this way of engagement with your surrounding.
Imagine a group of youngsters in a sports hall, dressed uniform-like. A sports hall is a place of discipline. Discipline creates beautiful shapes. What if in our primary schools we practiced the discipline of sensitivity? They are close to each other, but not yet touching. They are to build together something yet unseen. They are singing an ode to softness.
Concept: Sonja Pregrad a kolektív
Choreography: Sonja Pregrad
Performers: Barbora Janáková, Eva Priečková, Silvia Sviteková, Jazmína Piktorová, Andrej Štepita, Lukáš Bobalik, Viktor Ćernický a Tomáš Janypka
Scenography: Dana Tomečková
Music: Nika Pečarina
Light design: Martin Polák
Co-production: Spolek ZDRUHESTRANY