Special Performance: S.O.U.P.

March 14, 2017 - 5:30pm - March 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: 
LookOut! Art Gallery
362 Bogue Street, Snyder-Phillips Hall
East Lansing, MI 48825
United States

Don't miss a special performance of the intermedia art event, S.O.U.P., on March 14 and 15 at 5:30 pm. in the LookOut! Art Gallery on the second floor of Snyder-Phillips.

The exhibit for S.O.U.P. will also run from March 14-17 in the LookOut! Art Gallery.

About:

S.O.U.P.

This intermedia installation features dances for camera created through a collaborative process by Ana Baer (MEX/US) and Rosely Conz (BRA/US). Informed by themes such as foreignness, belongingness, and identity, S.O.U.P. merges visual art, video, and dance through evocative images and powerful metaphors. This multilayered event is presented with the participation of the Orchesis Dance Company.

S.O.U.P. was first sponsored by the Atlas Black Box Experimental Studio, Boulder CO, in September 2016.

Artists:

Rosely Conz

Rosely is a Brazilian dancer, choreographer, and educator. Her work has been presented nationally and internationally, funded by both Brazilian and US grants and awards. Her research and creative projects question notions of foreignness, belongingness, and immigration. She currently teaches at Michigan State University and directs the Orchesis Dance Group, a student organization that brings together the community and the academy.  

Ana Baer

A Mexican video-choreographer living in the US, Ana’s work encompasses a variety of kinds of dance for camera work, as well as interdisciplinary performances and choreography.

Internationally active since 1990, Ana has been commissioned to make video installations, multimedia work, and/or choreography in Chile, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Guatemala, Greece, Spain, France, Germany, the UK, Mexico, and the US. A founding member of Avant Media, Bitcho Maria Productions, and Merge Dance Company, she has been Artistic co-Director of the Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema since 2004. In 2014 she co-founded WECreate Productions. She is currently teaching video dance and classical dance at Texas State University.