The departure point of Elsewhere is a research which considers space as an artistic medium with physical, temporal, and social dimensions. The following step is constructing sensorial choreography that takes place in the bodies of the audience by addressing them as receptors of an experience.
The research includes artistic partners in the fields of dance, choreography, sound, visual arts and medicine. Tactility through human and non human agencies is a guiding principle in building performance installations; it is closely related with 'education of the future' in a world and society where the sensuous and poetic mode of being is at the center of all action and interaction. It emphasizes sensuous knowledge production, a potential new world arising from the post-economical and ecological crisis. The aim is to reduce mental and sound pollution accumulated by everyday life by activating other ways of sensing and being.
An urge towards symbolic transgression of rationalism and its spatiotemporal laws through various meetings of the digital and analogue sphere with human and non-human agencies such as minerals and biota.
Technology is being addressed as a therapeutic tool to create grounding, nurturing and charging environments through sound frequencies together with the use of aroma therapy. The physicality of the space is amplified through bass transducers - sensors that amplify low sound frequencies and thus the music is felt physically
In this residency Stav will be working with Ezra Fieremans as a collaborator.
Stav Yeini (IL) 1986, is a freelance performer and choreographer currently based in Brussels. She graduated from P.A.R.T.S. (BE) in June 2010. Since then she has been involved within various projects and collaborations in the field of dance and performance. She has been collaborating with the collective Busy Rocks(2011) and in 2013 founded the long-term collaboration Inter Local Atelier/ Sundays for everyone together with 5 colleagues. The project took place in Brussels, Helsinki and Stockholm and was based on individual and common interests around dance, performance, choreography, philosophy and economy, searching for ways of working and sharing the work without producing pieces or selling anything. In 2012 she created As it fell; a multi-disciplinary performance revolving around the idea of perspective. Between 2013-2016 have been working and with choreographers Lance Gries, Georgia Vardarou, Uri Tukenich Sandra Lolax, Maayan Danoch, Ezra Fieremans and Rosie Sommers. In March 2016 started a collaboration with the artist and composer Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe (Brooklyn, New York) in ZSenne Art lab, Brussels.
Currently working on her research Elsewhere in residencies in Belgium.
Since December 2015 she holds the Masters degree in Reiki.
Ezra Fieremans was born in Ghent. From an early age, he performed as child actor in theaters. Later on, he played at the major Belgian theaters and broadened his career in The Netherlands. Since 2012 he started acting for film and television. Ezra is also a trained dancer and performed as a dancer on stage in Belgium, France and The Netherlands etc.