Annamaria Ajmone [IT]



Already familiar to Danae’s audience, Annamaria Ajmone is back with Trigger, a “moving system” whose setting varies according to the location where it is placed. The system redesigns the geometric features of the location and vice versa, the location transforms the performing act. The choreographic score, made of pre-arranged movement units put together in an instantaneous composition, unfolds in the area inside and outside the perimeter of a rectangle inscribed within the stage space. Viewers are placed along the rectangle sides, thus sharing the space of the performance.
Trigger is a personal exploration, aiming to transform a space into a “place” which temporarily becomes dwelling, crossing point, den of a body constantly listening and therefore amplifying the space inside and outside itself.

of and with Annamaria Ajmone music Palm Wine production CAB 008 costumes Jules Goldsmith tech direction Giulia Pastore with the support of Regione Toscana e MiBACT
coproduction Cango / Umano – Cantieri internazionali sui linguaggi del corpo e della danza in collaboration with Teatro della Toscana

duration 20 minutes

Annamaria Ajmone graduated in Lettere moderne at Università Statale, Milan and at Scuola di Arte Drammatica Paolo Grassi (under the direction of Marinella Guatterini) where she hold a degree in Dance. As dancer she has worked for Guilherme Bothelo, Alias company (CH). As performer she works with Ariella Vidach-Aiep (IT/CH), Daniele Ninarello (IT), Elisabetta Consonni (IT), Santasangre (IT) and Cristina Rizzo (IT). In 2016 she performed in Jerome Bel’s Compagnie Compagnie. In 2013 she creates [In]Quiete, selected for premio Equilibrio 2014 (directed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui) when she won a special prize from GoteborgsOperans Danskompani. In 2014 she creates the work Tiny with which she wins Dnappunti coreografici 2014, premiered at RomaEuropa Festival 2015, and presented at Biennale Danza Festival di Venezia, 2016, where she also conducted a workshop for Biennale College 2016. Since 2015 she’s working on an ongoing proeject titled Pratiche di abitazioni temporanea, a serie an site-specific actions. The project was presented in Milan ( Solo, Fondazione Prada, 2015), Venice (Buan, Biennale College 2015), Florence (Trigger, Palazzo Pitti e Cango, 2015), Paris (Innesti, Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Parigi 2015), Los Angeles, (De La, Night Gallery, 2016), Reggio Emilia (Antala, Musei Civici, 2016). In 2014 she started a collaboration with the video maker Giovanna Cicciari and created Radura, a research based project on moving images and dance. In January 2016 she won the prize “Best young Italian Performer 2015” for Danza&Danza.

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