Vera Tussing & Esse Vanderbruggen: Both, Two
Where does a body begin? In our new creation, we take the duet form as a starting point for an investigation of the outer edges of human intelligibility. Tightly linked, two female bodies become one—or three, or none—a composite being with dynamic parts.Read more
What stories do we project on these bodies? What extraordinary components must collide to construct the familiar—or the new? Both, Two aims to overflow visuality, augmenting the act of watching with hearing, touching, and imagining. The dancers slip into and out of form, into and out of woman, into and out of human…. In a duet which both references and exceeds the tropes of the genre, Both, Two asks what it could mean, today, to be two together.