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Synesthesia: A Sensory exploration of Body Movements

  • Interactive Performance

At the crossroads of art and science, HERE&NOW in collaboration with the music band Sloth will offer participants an immersive interactive experience at the Meridian Space. They will welcome you and themselves with an interactive improvised art installation that will transport us into the landscape of our kinetic awareness. the performers, including 3 musicians and 2 movers/dancers will investigate the relationship
between imagery, music and simple gestures in search of a poetics of movement. The participant-audience will accompany the performers by exploring their own mindful movements and offering inspirations.

Performers:  Adel Andalibi & Alessandro Rollandi

Adel is an experience designer, performer and researcher interested in the sensory aspects of emotional communication. His practice connects the dots between visual ethnography, somatic psychology, and narrative analysis. He offers somatic awareness and contact improvisation dance workshops in Beijing and elsewhere.

Alesandro was born in Pavia, Italy and is based in Beijing most of the year. He studied Chemistry in the Universities of Pavia and Siena; Experimental Theatre in Milano, Roma, Paris; History of Art and the market at Christie's Education Paris. He has been living and working in Beijing since 2003 as a multimedia and performance artist, lecturer, curator and author

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