Requiem For Lost Things
And what happens to what gets lost? What happens with the hollow emptiness that remains when you lose something? Is that the space you need to make way for something new?
The charismatic dancers and acrobats of Panama Pictures meet each other in parallel worlds. A tilting and hanging decor divides the space into different layers. This unusual design by scenographer Sammy van de Heuvel gives an interesting architectural image. In this peculiar universe, the men defy all laws of gravity. They challenge each other with exhilarating air and floor acrobatics and find solace in being together.
Exciting musical encounter
Panama Pictures asked her regular composers Strijbos & Van Rijswijk to create a new composition in which their electronic soundscape enters into a dialogue with the clarinet and double bass of Han Stubbe and Hannes d’Hoine. These idiosyncratic/unconventional musicians from the well-known DAAU (Die Anarchistische Abendunterhaltung) in Antwerp play live creating a stimulating musical encounter in which exciting rhythms and warm tones mix.
Choreography: Pia Meuthen
Cance / circus: Francesco Barba, Fabian Krestel, Tarek Rammo, Miguel Fiol Duran & 1 performer
Live music: Han Stubbe & Hannes d’Hoine
Composition: Strijbos & Van Rijswijk
Scenography: Sammy van den Heuvel
Crow design: Matt Jackson
Costume design: Sanne Reichert
Lighting design: Bart Verzellenberg
Dramaturgy: Angelique Willkie
Assistance & training: Miquel de Jong