An attempt to become a contemporary image fails gradually
This work deals with the different faces that are within us and in our attempt to handle these internalized others-an attempt that makes every solo actually into a duet.
During the solo the dancer uses a little doll that acts as her ideal double, on which she can manifest her internal images. As a distorted paraphrase on Oscar Wilde's story "The Picture of Dorian Gray", the doll stays sweet and innocent while the dancer pass through life itself.
Choreography and performance: Iris Erez
Music: Uffie&feads, Felix Da Housecat
Music editing: Matan Zamir
Costume: Inbal Lieblich & Iris Erez
Light design: Uri Rubinstein
Photography: Itay Marom
The solo was premeired at Zirat Machol Festival 2008, Hazira Habintchumit, Jerusalem, Israel.
From the press:
"Iris Erez, a dancer with a fascinating presence…tries to peel herself from any fake masks. She uses mimics that become themselves a choreography. (Ruth Eshel, Ha'aretz)
Duration: 12 minutes
Number of performers: 1
Minimal stage size: 5 width 6 depth
Special needs: a back wall and a white linuleum