In Set of Sets GN|MC explores the notion of time as a fundamental concept. Digging in the idea of infinity as a ceaseless loop and with a constant interest in the joy of repetition, this work aims to draw our attention to the perception of time, memory and lived experiences, a series of infinite opportunities for time and space to be compared. GN|MC generates repetition and rhythm in the movement of bodies that continually defy gravity as a metaphor for the repetitive nature of existence itself and the idea of persistence. Set of Sets is a journey based on cooperation, precision and rigor creating an endless maze of bodies in action. Set of Sets received the prestigious prize “Premios de la Crítica de las Artes Escénicas 2018” in the categories “Best Choreography” and “Best Performance”.
GN|MC is an ensemble that involves the artistic works of the two choreographers and dancers Guy Nader and Maria Campos. Guy studied drama at the National Institute of Fine Arts of the Lebanese University in Beirut. Maria trained at the SEAD in Austria and graduated from the Amsterdam School of Arts (MTD). Based in Barcelona, the Lebanese and Spanish artists collaborate together since 2006 and have been creating several works shown internationally in different festivals and venues.
Idea/concept: GN|MC Guy Nader|Maria Campos
Direction: Guy Nader
Creation/performance: Maria Campos, Guy Nader, Lisard Tranis, Patricia Hastewell (Clementine Telesfort), Csaba Varga, Tina Halford (Roser Tutusaus), Héctor Plaza (Tom Weksler)
Music: Miguel Marín
Light design: Yaron Abulafia
Technical direction: Albert Glas
Costume: Anna Ribera
Artistic advice: Alexis Eupierre
Rehearsal assistance: Tanja Skok
Production: Raqscene, Elclimamola
Co-production: Mercat de les Flors, Festival Sismògraf, Julidans Festival
Support: Graner, La Caldera, Les Brigittines – Centre d’Art contemporain du Mouvement de la Ville de Bruxelles
Collaboration Departament de Cultura - Generalitat de Catalunya, Ministerio de Cultura /INAEM, AC/E (PICE)
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