Choreography: Riccardo Buscarini
Dancers: Harriet Bone, Karolina Kraczkowska, Victoria Hoyland
Rehearsal assistants: Mariana Camiloti, Antonio de la Fe
Music: Scene d’Amour, Bernard Herrmann
Lighting design: Lucy Hansom in collaboration with Michael Mannion
Costume design: Brooke Roberts in collaboration with Kishan Maynard-Clarke
Commissioned by and winner of The Place Prize for Dance 2013, sponsored by Bloomberg.
Co-production TIR Danza, Modena/IT.
Selected to participate at NID Platform, Nuova Piattaforma della Danza Italiana,
Italy and to the Italian Showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014.
«I wanted to create a dark piece using brightness, to build an engine using bodies,
to show hate using love. Here things constantly transform into their opposite».
Winner of The Place Prize 2013, Athletes
is a work on competition viewed as tension
between man and machine. The work features three enigmatic figures shifting from
solidarity to cruelty in a sparsely beautiful futuristic landscape created by the
atmospheric, eye-slitting lights of Lucy Hansom and Michael Mannion, while the
costumes were especially designed and created by science-inspired fashion designer