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Performativity workshop with Camilo Mejía


Performativity workshop with Camilo Mejía

SA 24.10.2020 12:30 - 14:30

Camilo will be sharing his experience during the creation of 'The Sadness'.

The layers of performativity he developed during the process, going from the little spark that is inside your body and soul connecting your imagination, going into the whole journey. The participants will be using writing tasks to create a frame to work. 

In English


Camilo Mejia is a Brussels-based Spanish multidisciplinary artist born in Cali, Colombia where he spent most of his childhood and teenagehood. He was always in contact with music and dance, but far from the institutional path until the age of 20 when he decided to start following a dance education program in Barcelona. His interest for improvisation and performance brought him to Salzburg to SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance). During his last year of studies, he was invited as guest artist for one production with the Bodhi Project Company of SEAD and the choreographer Cecilia Bengolea production Sounds of Trap. Also in Salzburg he was part of Salzburg Opera Festival production L’incoronazione di Poppea directed by Jan Lauwers who invited him to be part of Needcompany. He is part of different productions by Needcompany: War and Turpentine, Isabella’s Room, All that good, PIE (Probabilities of Independent Events). In addition to that he has joined other projects during 2020: The Sadness directed by Ula Sickle a work that includes voice, beats , dance and live music, Draconis Lacrimae by Pablo Lilienfeld and Federico Vladimir, and Spheres & Circles by Isaiah Lopaz.