Dance performance, 2016, 60'
In the continuity of the two precedent performances, Small explosion with glass and repeat echo and Shiver, ISSHH (क) explores the links between sound and image, between cinema and stage. It is a work of choreographic research that questions the idea of the group and what is required to create a “common” body.
An exploration of Indian cinema makes it possible to dive into the immensity of a vast body of sound references. ISSHH (क) is based upon Devdas, a work written in 1917 by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay that has been the object of numerous film adaptations both past and present. On a clear stage with the participation of the dancers of the Attakkalari dance company (Bangalore, IN), Nicole Seiler delves into more than a century of acoustic perceptions and takes us on a choreo-cinematic voyage that questions the infinite possibilities of our imagination.
|concept, choreography:||Nicole Seiler|
Hema Bharathi Palani, Parth Bharadwaj, Sylvester Mardi, Meghana Nambiar, Snigdha Prabhakar, Akshata Ravindra Joshi, Anindita Gosh
|light design:||Daniel Demont|
|film historian:||Térésa Faucon|
|tour management:||mm – Michaël Monney|
|special thanks to:||Dominique Godderis-Chouzenoux, Laurent Guido|
|coproductions:||Cie Nicole Seiler, Arsenic Lausanne, Attakkalari Center for Movements Arts Bangalore India|
RTS La Première – Vertigo