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In an intimate exploration, Areli Moran examines the significance of hair as a repository of social norms, identity and desire. Why is head hair associated with beauty and seduction in most societies, while body hair is perceived as repulsive? While Moran used to find her own hair disgusting, today a playful curiosity prevails. Between gentleness and electrifying tension, she exposes herself to a relentless confrontation with her own body.
ARELI MORAN studied dance in Guadalajara, Monterrey and Vancouver. 2015 she founded Expectante dance company and 2017 the stage/studio Espacio Expectante, both in Monterrey, Mexico.
DURATION 45 minutes CONCEPT, CHOREOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE Areli Moran SOUNDDESIGN Rodrigo Zárate Scenography, light design Hiram Kat, Areli Moran Voice- and sound advisor Joris Camelin Production assistant Nika Nardelli DRAMATURGICAL SUPPORT Alexandra Hennig
A production by Areli Moran / Expectante in co-production with SOPHIENSÆLE. The 29.th Tanztage Berlin are produced by SOPHIENSÆLE. Funded by Senate Department for Culture and Europe. Supportet by Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore, mapping dance and Tanzfabrik Berlin e.V. Media partners: taz.die tageszeitung, Zitty, ExBerliner.