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Dolores Bouckaert : Gallop (Biography of a Body)

Gallop (Biography of a Body) tells the bizarre story of the life cycle of a body. It is a chronically ill body that has reached a turning point after forty years, and often seems to have a life of its own. Its service fails and resistance loses.

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Dolores Bouckaert researches the complex and ambiguous relationship between her body and spirit, in which an irrepressible desire to move often conflicts with reality. Dolores Bouckaert's co-star in this solo is a fast and powerful horse. The two are one another's opposites until they become interchangeable, when the horse's gallop coincides with the rhythm of her heartbeat.

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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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