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Kate Mcintosh : All natural

A Las Vegas showgirl emerges from a month lost in the forest - muddy, disheveled and more animal than human. Somebody explains the expenses involved in being authentic. One woman reads pheromones. Another explains her 'instinct for failure'.

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In All Natural the stage is home to several odd-bods from the fringes. Armed with excuses, promises and outbursts, they leak and slide into each other. Hoping for a pure and un-corrupted state, they search for limits on behaving with an audience.

McIntosh began All Natural by picking at the myth of naturalness and our craving for it - in everything from personality to food. As if our instincts, however deeply buried and warped, might be trusted to lead us out of trouble.
'I have an instinct for failure, I can smell it coming. It's a natural thing. Yeah I can smell it now...'

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Bernard Van Eeghem & Dolores Bouckaert receive research grant from the Flemish Government

Bernard delves deeper into Fernando Pessoa's Ode Marítima by researching how this epic poem can be translated into (moving) images. During her research, Dolores invites fellow artists to encounter her and props from previous pieces, guided by Martha Nussbaum's acclaimed work The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy.

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