I-CorDes - Second session: (RE)CONSTRUCTION_go_up_inhabit
Institut de Corpologies Deslocalitzades
- Date: March 13, 2021
- Space: Aljub
- Paid activity (€5) with prior registration and limited places
- All the dynamics that take place during the activity comply with the established sanitary recommendations. To wear a facemask is compulsory.
Es Baluard Museu and the Conselleria de Fons Europeus, Universitat i Cultura of the Govern de les Illes Balears continues with the second session of I-CorDes, Institut de Corpologies deslocalizades, a public program that aims to return the bodies to the center, reaffirm their face-to-face position in space, in the environment, at a time when they have been relegated to seclusion and non-contact. The session will have a theoretical and practical part, as well as a sound part, led respectively by Aimar Pérez Galí, Reinaldo Ribeiro and Carles Congost.
- 11:00h-13:30h «Pull the thread». Theoretical session by Aimar Pérez Galí.
Listen_Dance_Write. The session is a proposal with three ways of approaching the same question: the discourses of the bodies. Using the tool of imagination, one of the most powerful, and that of darkness as a promise of freedom, we will delve into the fiction called the body, to investigate their speeches, their voices and their languages. We will go through the micro and the macro, through the political and choreographic level, through the voices and enunciations, through Ursula K. Le Guin and Paul B. Preciado, through the cold and the heat, and to imagine beyond the human form through the word and the beat.
- 13:30h-15:00h Lunch break
- 15:00h-18:00h «(RE)CONSTRUCTION_go_up_inhabit».Practical session by Reinaldo Ribeiro.
The session is divided into two parts and will be carried out with an emphasis on the construction of a free body in its uniqueness in a «make think» guided by questions, sounds and images that cross and question it. In the second half of the session, we intend to work on the idea of the museum as a repository of memory, of the story written by white privilege, of the stylization of looting, of coloniality made sculpture. Experiencing the body having the museum’s white space as a neutral space? The intention is to raise the voice and the body to a kind of pedestal, to repair our stories and images, in the reconstruction of our own pedestals: to climb them and inhabit them.
- 18:00h-20:00h «Body, spirit, machine». Sound session by Carles Congost.
Disco music is perhaps the most universally ridiculed musical form that has been produced in the last fifty years but, like pop, punk and hip hop, it was born in a period of deep social and economic upheaval. Disco music gave new meaning to the idea of community, to promoting racial, sexual and class integration on the dance floor.
The session proposes a journey through different styles: lysergic jazz, black spiritual, psychedelia and the mutant album; from Sun Ra to Amanda Lear; from Lagos in New York; from technological to ancestral. In short, the selection aims to approach dance as a collective ritual, passing through different states of mind and leaving an open space for reflection.
Aimar Pérez Galí has a degree in Contemporary Dance from the Amsterdam School of Arts. He has completed the Master in Critical Theory and Museum Studies (Independent Studies Program) at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art / Autonomous University of Barcelona. His artistic practice navigates between choreography, research, writing and teaching. Since 2014 he has been teaching at the Higher Conservatory of Dance of the Barcelona Theater Institute in the field of choreographic composition and since 2019 he is part of the management team as Head of the specialty of Dance Pedagogy.
His latest choreographic works are the performative lecture Sweating the speech: a naked criticism, The Touching Community, epic and the work for elementary schools, dit dit. He has published Sudando el discourse / sweating the discourse (2015), Lo tocante (Ed. Album, 2018) and Cuadernos sobre el tocar (Centro de Arte La Panera, 2020) together with Jaime Conde-Salazar.
Reinaldo Ribeiro is trained as an actor by the ESBA (Brazilian School of Arts) and as a dancer and interpreter by the Contemporary Dance Workshop of the San Martín Theater in Buenos Aires-Argentina. He is taking the Master’s Degree in Performing Practices and Visual Culture at UCLM (University of Castilla-La Mancha in collaboration with the Reina Sofía Museum). In his current artistic practices, he is interested in the question of the black body, identity, hybrid bodies, in the practices that confront and dissociate themselves from colonial Western thought.
He currently lives between Barcelona and Madrid where he works as a performer, choreographer, creative director, teacher and advertising coach. He is co-founder of the Lamajara Collective and co-director between 2013 and 2020. In 2019 he was invited to the first international meeting of black artists in dance, an Iberescena project that brought together ten choreographers from different Ibero-American countries to discuss scenic and political practices in the field of living arts at the Choreographic Center of Rio de Janeiro. His latest works include the solo/performance SAMBA, the LABRANZA project (the landscape of the countryside taken to the geography of the body) and ÍGNEA (co-produced by Teatros del Canal and Festival FAM de Tenerife) together with the Colectivo Lamajara and Black Through Red (a distance correspondence practice that consists of sending postcards by ordinary mail for a period of one year).
Carles Congost is a visual artist. His work revolves around the construction of personality and codes of conduct, also characterized by the reworking of cinematographic, photographic and musical stereotypes. His work is developed in accordance with different disciplines -video, photography, sound and drawing- incorporating in turn a classic and ironic treatment of the image. Since the mid-90s, the artist has carried out, in parallel, composition and music production tasks under the alias of The Congosound.
He has exhibited individually and collectively in some of the most important national and international centers, biennials and museums, such as Espacio Uno / MNCARS (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía), Madrid; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Espai 13 / Fundació Miró, Barcelona; PS1 / MOMA, New York; Manifesta 11, Zurich; Carrillo Gil, Mexico DF; 50th Venice Biennale, Italy; Fabra i Coats, Barcelona; Hamburger Bahnoff, Berlin; Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca; IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art), Dublin, etc. Two monographic exhibitions of the artist were in 2021 at La Casa Encendida (Madrid) and DA2 (Salamanca).