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WIP III

The third part of the trilogy, Waste in Process 3, is based on theories of Gilles Deleuze and references in Bergson.
2009-2010

Dealing with some problems presented by these philosophers in this performance QUARTO explores choreography and the question of identity.

A modern construction of the consumption life style, a belief that we have a fixed identity, an identity that is a commodity. We are what we buy and we buy what we want to be. The performance is driven without linearity or drama, articulated through choreography. Integrated with music, words, video and technology it aims to create a fertile ground to stimulate an individual experience for each public member.

WIP is an ongoing process based project in constant mutation, a platform for praxis and research in performing arts with a focus on human development/understanding. In 2006, QUARTO began the WIP Trilogy, through research in anthropology, philosophy, history and sociology based on the idea of interdisciplinarity in the arts.

The research of the performance begun during QUARTOS residence at MDT (Moderna Dansteatern) and SITE in Stockholm during three months 2008, continued at the Fine Arts University in Stockholm. Part of the process took place in Brazil where QUARTO exchanged with Brazilian artist and public during November 2008 – February 2009. A month’s residence in São Paulo where the piece was performed in slums of São Paulo.

Swedish premiere took place at Inkonst in Malmö and C/O MDT Moderna Dansteatern in Stockholm, March 2009.

Artistic director, Dramaturgy and Performer: Leandro Zappala
Choreography, Performer, Producer and Costumes: Anna af Sillen de Mesquita
Live Music Composer & Performer: Philippe Boix-Vives
Visual Artist: Love Enqvist
Live Light Designer: Tobias Hallgren Anton Sjöstrand
Film Photografer: Christopher Nelson
Photo: Marcos Gorgatti Joakin Trolle-Lindgren
Supported by: Konstnärsnämnden – The Arts Grants committee och Stockholm Stads Kulturförvaltning – The Culture Committee.
Co-producers: SITE, MDT, Inkonst, Fine Arts Stockholm University, Nyckelviksskolan and QUARTO.