Sortie de residence, June 7th, 2019
Picadero is a ritual. It celebrates and explores the individual and common origins of the performers and their disciplines. Picaderø reflects the painful acceptance of boundaries and the moments of fleeting freedom within them.
The ritual is shared with the audience in form of a transdisciplinary concert and includes several types of implementation. Body, sound and objects are connected through performance, soundinstallation and mutual manipulation. The collective explores the connection between contemporary circus, new experimental music and interactive sound design and constantly creates new similarities and contrasts.
The central installation object of Picaderø is a mobile stage that can be derived from the shape and movement of a spinning top which is in constant transformation and (de) construction.
Sound artists and performers can influence this basis, interact and communicate through it. It can function as a ludic artifact or act as a metaphor for emotional contexts.
The performance spaces may include multipurpose performance halls, alternative spaces, industrial warehouses, museum spaces, or theatres that can accommodate the audience in a circle or semicircle around the stage space. Alternatively, it may be a stage with the audience facing each other on either side of it, as long as it remains intimate.
The intention is that picaderø can be presented in two different formats:
1. A contemporary circus piece where three fields come together: installation, sound and performance.
This format is designed for a living arts circuit, European and the international market, we are especially interested in organizing a tour in México in 2020.
2. Also as a live installation where the audience and performers can interact with some unusual instruments and a live sound lab.
This format belongs in a circuit of museums, art galleries or alternative spaces.
The Object/ El Objeto
The mobile object structure is based on a spinning top that can rotate on a point. The object works from an impulse, its tip is located on its gravitational center perpendicular to the axis of rotation and thanks to the external impulse it is balanced on a point thanks to the angular speed that allows the development of the gyroscopic effect.
Based on this idea is that the structure of tu π (toupie) is created.
The mobile structure, in addition to being a playful artifact, becomes, for the purposes of this research, an equestrian arena where equines are taken for domestication.
Allegorical symbol that represents the eternal swing of freedom and slavery that are drawn in the history of the human.
La estructura móvil además de ser un artefacto lúdico, se convierte para los fines de esta investigación en un picadero ecuestre donde los equinos son llevados para su domesticación.
Símbolo alegórico que representa el eterno vaivén de libertad y esclavitud que se dibujan en la historia del humano.
Imágenes de Referencia/Reference Images
Agricultural revolution, the first step from HOMO SAPIENS to what it is today, this complex process of “evolution” is carried out through domination and power, also opening the way to wonderful discoveries and constant adaptation.
The present moment is no exception in the face of a panorama of uncertainty and discrimination as well as of union, struggle and hope where the doors of science and technology are open to a future that can already be touched, while the “human being “it suffers a social distancing and the capitalist system expands without respect for life and the planet that contains us.
Español Revolución agrícola, primer paso del HOMO SAPIENS a lo que es en la actualidad, este complejo proceso de “evolución” es llevado a cabo mediante la dominación y el poder, abriendo paso también a maravillosos descubrimientos y una constante adaptación.
El momento presente no es la excepción ante un panorama de incertidumbre y discriminación al la vez que de unión, lucha y esperanza donde las puertas de la ciencia y la tecnología están abiertas a un futuro que ya se puede tocar, mientras el “ser humano” sufre un distanciamiento social y el sistema capitalista se expande sin respeto por la vida y el planeta que nos contiene.
Object of control. Taking the reins of our own lives? Do we let ourselves be guided or are we victims of manipulation?
Objeto de Control. Tomamos la riendas de nuestra propia vida? Nos dejamos guiar o somos manipulados?
Movement, Balance, Instability…
Rather than answers, they are questions we seek to debate, investigate, explore, and raise awareness of, in order to reach sublimation through art. Rituals can act as a catalyst for transcendental experiences that connect us to our inner being; they connect the human being to the universe surrounding us. Rituals are able to create safe spaces and mental stability regardless of the circumstances. A ritual must take us through three phases: the separation from old beliefs, the state of transition or disorientation, and finally, the transformation that opens us and pushes us through new gates.
A ritual must take us through three phases: the separation from old beliefs, the state of transition or disorientation, and finally, the transformation that opens us and pushes us through new gates.
Ingrid Esperanza Berman Marin
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Haa-Collective is a group of artists, creators, and friends, who have decided to explore a transdisciplinary challenge together. Each coming from diverse artistic disciplines, we share the desire to explore new paths that lead us to break away from established patterns.