First sorption*
A woman, a witness and 500 words. Attempts at reconstructing the dismembered self, in pursuit of wholeness. Separating, organizing, and cataloguing objects and memories - items to be cherished, stored; others discarded, trashed, given away, in a process with rules that change as emotional and mental perspectives shift.

* The process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption)

Second sorption
Different decade, same DNA. Dissecting and reassembling images as knowledge mutates through fading memory - a pursuit of the missing elements of the human make-up. A compulsive study of vanishing realities captured through photography and technology. Can identity be anchored in images?

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In the context of the ‘Soliloquium 2008’ series, Zikzira Action Space presented the studio piece ‘500 words on a ping pong ball’.

Developed in conjunction with Pedro Bastos, the night was split in two halves featuring two solos, connected through a common point of departure – the decoding and organization of memory, in search of identity.

Cast & Crew

Performers: Macarena Campbell, Pedros Bastos
Original Soundtrack: Pedro Bastos
Choreography: Fernanda Lippi
Projected photos, software concept and programming: Pedro Bastos
Artistic Consultant: Andy Dockett
Production assistant: Gilmar Salustriano

Co-devised by Macarena Campbell, Pedro Bastos,
Andy Dockett, Fernanda Lippi and Andre Semenza

About Zikzira

Zikzira creates performances and films from an instinctive core, embracing the visual and visceral in a synthesis of art forms. Through risk, desire and organization of chance, the company devises immersive work with layers of meaning. Somatic impulses gives rise to movement; soundscapes, dance and imagery conspiring to form a whole. Through a multi-disciplinary and site-specific approach, the company devises work with poetic resonance unconfined by genre.

“The art of theatre is specifically the art of dreams”
Jean-Louis Barrault

“My body is the intention, my body is the event, my body is the result.
Art is hope, prayer, and the possession of the individual”
Günter Brus

Contact Zikzira

Tel: +44 (0) 795017 4896

Rua Laplace, 18A - Santa Lúcia
CEP: 30.360-390 - Belo Horizonte - MG
Tel: +55 31 3047 6330