SOFTLAMP.autonomies is a dance co-created by Malik Nashad Sharpe (aka marikiscrycrycry) and Ellen Furey where their concurrent solo practices collide, creating new textures and embodiments built upon not-yet-here, not-yet- attainable– solidarities and autonomies in between their bodies. Pivoting towards a pluralist aesthetics, suggesting possibilities beyond authoritarian and coercive visions, SOFTLAMP.autonomies is a repurposed slogan on-top of the abandoned office with a flickering light, deep in the deep blue hegemonic push, trying to believe. Buy this. Viewers discretion is MANDATORY.
|Co-creators & performers||Ellen Furey, Malik Nashad Sharpe|
|Music||Pillen von Yung Hurn, looped von Christopher Willis|
|Dramaturgy & outside eye||Dana Michel|
|Executive producer||DLD - Daniel Léveillé Danse|
|Creative residencies||Studio 303 (Montreal), La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines (Montreal), MAI (Montreal), Chisenhale Dance Space (London)|
|Development||DLD - Daniel Léveillé Danse|
|Mit der Unterstützung von Canada Council for the Arts|
Furey and Malik Nashad Sharpe repeat, and build on, little phrases of movement: small hops, shimmies, side-steps, bounces - perfectly co-ordinated, so delectable you don’t want them to stop.