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2019 Summer Nostos Festival: Performing Arts

One. One & One – Vertigo Dance Company
Impressive choreography by Noa Wertheim forcefully and movingly addresses the individual’s inner desire for fulfillment, while it is constantly challenged by a fragmented reality. (23/6)

Portraits in Otherness - Akram Khan Company
Curated by Akram Khan and Farooq Chaundry, Portraits in Otherness begins a new chapter in the history of the Akram Khan Company, providing a forum to the new generation of dancers and choreographers who continue the tradition and reasoning of the emblematic artist. It presents a series of solo projects, created by Akram Khan’s associates, a group of particularly charismatic young artists.
Drawing inspiration from a blend of cultures, myths and rituals, Indonesian-born Rianto presents “Medium,” while Maya Jilan Dong presents “Whip,” based on the folk dances of the Bai, an ethnic minority in China to which she belongs. (27/6)

Boy Blue
The super-talented duo behind Britain’s award-winning hip-hop group Boy Blue and artistic associates of the Barbican present hip-hop in the world as a pure art form through avant-garde choreography performed by young dancers to the sound of innovative music compositions.

Antonis Martsakis – Antonis Foniadakis
Authentic Cretan music and rizitika songs meet the present, with internationally acclaimed Antonis Foniadakis choreographing the music of the talented Antonis Martsakis. An original composition which skillfully walks the line between music and movement. (27/6)

Dance of Colors
A performance that focuses on the work of visual artist Garip Ay, a master of the Turkish technique of ebru painting (paper marbling), flanked by music, dance, and projections. (28-30/6)

Seven to the Seventh
Theatre enCorps Collectif and choreographer Ana Sanchez-Colberg will connect seven cities of the world, for seven days, seven dancers and the audience to do away with the concept of distance.