Residency Eve Chariatte and Laura Kirshenbaum in Bucharest (RO)

Residency Eve Chariatte and Laura Kirshenbaum in Bucharest (RO)

Eve Chariatte and Laura Kirshenbaum were selected to participate in a residency during the Performance, Architecture and Landscape symposium.
The residency included a public practice event and a public presentation of their production "Diaphragm Leap" on 02.07.2019 at WASP Bucharest.


Description of the project/concept

Diaphragm leap!? starts with a research in the studio via a body practice, as a base for the choreographic work. The work is focused on the relationship between the emotions and their expressions through the body - mainly laughing and crying. This research is activated by a body practice based on the center and a muscle, the diaphragm. Let’s imagine that it’s from this fibrous umbrella that architectural forms of emotions emerge in the visible space. Those forms create different figures, or characters, that we called the mourner and the laugher. 
The voices of the two protagonists, Laura and Eve, are entering in an interplay between consonances and dissonances. 
This work is an attempt to communicate without words: between two bodies, between audience members and the dancers, and in the end to possibly share a common experience based on emotions. 

Eve Chariatte is a dancer and choreographer from Jura, Switzerland. After a year spent at Rudra Béjart in Lausanne, she studied in Austria at the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (SEAD) where she earned a BA Major in Dance in 2010. Her current artistic research revolves around the notion of work, production, efficiency and questions forms of re-presentation. Inspired by the DIY spirit, she is particularly involved in the organization of multidisciplinary residencies. She presented her work at Tanzquartier Studio Vienna, Dampfzentrale Bern, Arsenic Lausanne, Zeitraumexit Mannheim. She also practices shiatsu.

Laura Kirschenbaum, born in Milan (Italy) in 1986, lives and works in Montpellier (France). She works as a dancer with independent choreographers in parallel with her studies in dance and art history in Israel. She has been a member for two years of the performative research group "Public Movement". Her current research invests the notion of contradiction.


Residency/Presentation dates

-       30.06 – 10.07 2019 – artistic residency at WASP Working Art Space and Production

-       02.07 – 10.07 2019 – open practice workshop at WASP Working Art Space and Production

-       02 July 2019 – Public presentation of Diaphragm leap!?, within the Performance, Architecture and Landscape Symposium, at WASP Art Space and Production

Residency Eve Chariatte and Laura Kirshenbaum in Bucharest (RO)

30.06.19 - 10.07.19

Bucharest (RO)

supported/organized by 4Culture