WE, the EYES
za 17 feb 202420:15Koninklijke Schouwburg, Den HaagGrote zaal
A dominating screen in the shape of a monolith oracles seven times with frenzied images between reality and fiction. Ten performers burn loose, beat the drum, shout it out, throw mud, stoke the fire and dance the souls out of their bodies.
WE, the EYES depicts a micro-society that emerges out of nowhere and brings bodies together in the here and now. To the music and sound of rock, bodysound, electronic, experimental and classical music (with vocals by Pink Oculus), the performers break through to a new world, fuelled by vocals, beats and rhythms of live percussion.
In WE, the EYES, the survivors after a devastating fire are searching for true life, for connection with their instincts, intuition and with each other. The group makes its way from total darkness to the light, to new forms of existence, life and identity. Somewhere there seems to be fire. How can they play lustily with the fire again without burning up? How can we be fellow human beings now? What will we discover together when we are "WE". What will our identity then consist of?
About the WE Cycle by ICK
WE, the EYES aims to question perspectives in a society in crisis and claims change. After WE, the BREATH, it is the second performance in the WE Cycle. ICK is convinced that we are going to experience profound changes in the time to come. But we are currently blind to its deeper dimension. That inhibits us. The WE projects give a stage to the journey, which we are taking together as humanity.
concept en choreografie Emio Greco, Pieter C. Scholten
performance zeven dansers van het ICK-Ensemble
percussie Agostinho Sequeira, Dániel Bolba
zang/vocals Pink Oculus
video Ruben van Leer
licht Henk Danner
kostuums Clifford Portier
dramaturgie Florian Hellwig
techniek Hugo van der Veldt, Israël Del Barco
coproductie Le Manege, Scène National de Maubeuge, Ravenna Festival