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Las Ultracosas

February 18 and 19
  • Season


  • Duration

    5 hours (without breaks). The public will be able to enter and exit during the performance

  • Rate

    18 €

  • Schedule

    18 h

  • Room

This project, which circulates through choreography, the objectual, the scenographic, the pictorial, the visual and theory, aims to explore the limit of language through an aesthetic experience of contemplation. The artist has focused on researching strategies and logics that produce a suspension of meaning, in other worlds, finding the precise point at which the linguistic sign cannot be defined, but at the same time is not completely open. This has led her to work with ambiguity, insinuation, suggestion and play: the piece consists of a sort of living pictures that are put in motion, generating non-explicit narratives.

After working as a dancer and performer with different choreographers in Europe in the 1990s, Cuqui Jerez started to develop her own choreographic work in 2001. Since then, she has created pieces that have been performed at many festivals, theatres and museums in Europe, USA and Latin America. Her pieces do not necessarily align with the idea of a “choreography”, although Cuqui Jerez believes that choreographic creation draws from components of different disciplines: Since my early pieces, my work has been a tool for understanding the performative act. In the course of my career, I have worked with performances, dance pieces, theatrical pieces, videos, texts, photographs, objects, events and publications. Viewed under different lights, I consider all these activities to be choreographies. My approach to all my works is choreographic, so basically I think of myself as a choreographer.

Concept and direction Cuqui Jerez / Created in collaboration with Cécile Brousse, Oscar Bueno, Javi Cruz, Anto Rodriguez, Louana Gentner, Jorge Salcedo, Gilles Gentner / Performers Cécile Brousse, Oscar Bueno, Javi Cruz, Anto Rodriguez, Louana Gentner i Jorge Salcedo / Space consultant Jorge Salcedo / Technical direction and lights Gilles Gentner

Production Cuqui Jerez / Coproduction Teatros del Canal, Madrid, Festival Next – Kunstencentrum Buda (Kortrijk, Bèlgica) & Área de Gobierno de Cultura, Turismo y Deporte del Ayuntamiento de Madrid / With the support Inland-Campoadentro, Madrid, Festival de Otoño de la Comunidad de Madrid in collaboration with Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Acción Cultural Española (AC/E), Beatriz Quintana and Miguel Jerez

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