TONGUE PhD | KIRA NOVA
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UPCOMING US PREMIER, THE KITCHEN, SEPT 23&24th 2016
Tongue PhD is a new eclectic solo performance by artist KIRA NOVA. This ambitious piece consists of ten chapters each investigating a different metaphoric lens of the tongue. Tongue PhD fuses elements of physical theater, academic reverie, dance and Butoh, structured in the format of a PhD dissertation.
CREDITS concept, text, choreography and scenography KIRA NOVA | Artistic advice, Butoh training and movement development Vangeline | Light design Eugenijus Sabaliauskas, Andrius Stasiulis | Sound Gediminas Žygus, Sebastian Butt, Charlie Murray | Costume threeASFOUR | Script co-writing Michael Portnoy| | inner world integrity preservation Jessica Mitrani | Scenography development Bram Coeman and BUDA, Kortijk | Production and curating Monika Lipšic and Maaike Gouwenberg
Tongue PhD is commissioned and produced by CAC Vilnius and Playground (STUK Kunstencentrum & M-Museum, Leuven) as part of Corpus, network for performance practice. Corpus is Bulegoa z/b, CAC Vilnius, KW, If I Can’t Dance, Playground (STUK & M), and Tate Modern: www.corpus-network.org