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Nada Gambier - Fiction in Action

maa 16/02/2015 > vri 20/02/2015

In Fiction in action Nada Gambier goes searching for the border between abstraction and narration, looking for material that carries the potential of narrative and yet avoiding the creation of ‘a story’ or a linear communication. In our need to understand and rationalize experience we sometimes fail to recognize the power of intuition. This piece is an attempt at accepting the not knowing while at the same time giving the viewer the freedom to create his own interpretation, be it rational or not, of what he experiences while watching, hearing and feeling.
Together with performer Norberto Llopis Segarra, composer Christophe Albertijn and light-designer Marc Dewit, Nada constructs an indeterminate fiction in which associations of meaning are triggered in the viewer. Her goal is to look for meanings that appear out of abstraction while allowing them to disappear and transform.
 Fiction in action is a performance that radiates a sense of purpose while by nature being non-sensical. For Nada the stage is a space in which a dialogue between performer and spectator contribute to the creation of possibilities and challenging perspectives on the way we function in the world. In Fiction in action imagination and intuition are what nurture this exchange.
 
Concept and choreography Nada Gambier
Performance Nada Gambier and Norberto Llopis Segarra
Sound Christophe Albertijn
Light design Marc Dewit
Artistic advice Claire Croizé and Etienne Guilloteau
Administration Klein Verzet

Production Action Scénique
Co-production TAKT Dommelhof (Neerpelt), workspacebrussels (Brussels), Kunstcampus deSingel (Antwerp) and Kunstencentrum BUDA
Thanks to Kunstenwerkplaats Pianofabriek (Brussels), wp Zimmer (Antwerp), C-mine (Genk), L’L (Brussels), KLAP Maison pour la danse- Kelemenis & Cie (Marseille), Théâtre du Marché aux Grains-Le Grand Jeu (Bouxwiller) and SACD, Belgium.
The creation of fiction in action is made possible through the support by STROOM, de cultuursubsidie voor beloftevol talent van de Provincie Limburg and De Vlaamse Gemeenschap – Kunsten en Erfgoed

Fiction in action was presented in: Belgium: Antwerp (Bouge B, de Singel), Genk (CC), Brussels (Beursschouwburg), Kortrijk (Buda), Neerpelt (Takt Dommelhof), Finland: Helsinki (Zodiak)