Rosanna Terracciano experiments within and around the boundaries of flamenco, dance, contemporary performance and short film, driven by an urgency to expose the vulnerable and introverted aspects of flamenco dance. Her solo performance works and short films have been presented throughout Canada and Europe, and in 2019, she collaborated with Spain’s Juan Carlos Lérida in residencies and performances at the Dusseldorf Flamenco Festival and Barcelona’s Mercat de les Flors, In 2018, she created the ongoing online short film project, a quiet flamenco. She is Associate Artist at Dancers’ Studio West for the 2020-2022 seasons and is the 2017 recipient of the Jacqueline Lemieux Prize for dance from the Canada Council for the Arts.
The Current Conditions Talk, short film screenings, presentation, and green room artist talk come with supporting essays, images, thoughts and ideas made available all week and includes an open discussion with the artists.
Current Conditions Talk # 3: Place and the Body, Geography and Gesture | The New Flamenco Scene in Spain and Canada
Gesture, place and mental maps. How contemporary flamenco, risk, history and our sense of place are felt in the body.
A whole generation of artists are offering contemporary and alternative spins on the traditional Andalusian form. Join a conversation with current voices of flamenco’s vanguard. Choreographers Rosanna Terracciano (Calgary/Montreal), Juan Carlos Lérida (Barcelona) and Myriam Allard (Montreal) join with architect Holly Simon (Seattle), writer Marcello Di Cintio (Calgary) and moderator Graziella Terracciano (UK) in a conversation rooted in flamenco perspectives, the body, politics and the edges of contemporary form.
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