Video Interview with Le Patin Libre troop performing at the Brixton Ice Rink : What is Contemporary Skating? Amidst the spins and sequins of traditional figure skating, a few irreverent yet world class athletes turned away from the ageing traditions of their discipline in order to develop a new form of contemporary dance using the magic of gliding. Le Patin Libre is a Franco-Canadian company. Its skating artists are recognized as pioneers of this new performance art. In November 2012, [...]
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This short film looks to explore the most characteristic and common feelings which migrants have to go through (limbo, identity, immigration and adaptation) whilst trying to integrate into a new system and culture, which in this case it is to become a Londoner. We used contemporary dance as it is one of our passions and to also demonstrate these feelings in a non-verbal manner, combining cultures, using different attires with distinct fabric, music styles and dance genres, performed by international [...]