What to see at Decision competition 2023 at The Place

Decision, The Place’s annual competition for brand spanking new choreography, returns this yr working from 18 Could – 16 June. It’s the UK’s greatest competition for dance, bringing collectively the most well liked works by artists spanning completely different disciplines.

This yr the competition options multitudes of artists from numerous disciplines, with work from artists that we’ve platformed or written about together with Fimbo Butures, Allouaqui Dance Theatre and Oluwaseun Olayiwola.

We’ve put collectively an inventory of the exhibits which can be taking place over the course of this competition. If you happen to’re showcasing work at Decision and wish your present to be featured, get in contact!

3m² by Nikita De Martin

Picture credit score: Michau Drozd

London based mostly freelance dancer presents her solo 3m² on 15 June. Nikita De Martin is a contract dancer and performer based mostly in London.Travelling contained in the artist’s private tales as an uprooted girl 3m2 touches upon completely different states of bonding, by means of relationships, landmarks and physique heritage. Merging motion, sound and supplies, the artist outlines the bounds of her physique home whereas addressing rootlessness and solitude as protagonists of a wider generational identification disaster. 3m² is a little bit shared reality that invitations you to take part with proximity. The wooden, the stones, lit castings, and a panorama of authoritarian aural recollections contribute to the creation of an afterlife, on the similar time sturdy and susceptible.

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The fifteenth June may even see B mind(s) by Sanya Malnar x Marianne Raynal take to the stage for the primary time.

B mind(s) is a hybrid, hyper-visual up to date dance piece. It presents itself as an eerie, introspective expertise, one you won’t have thought of earlier than.

‘For so long as we will keep in mind, we each have been fascinated by how people sense the world very independently from each other. We will by no means escape our bodily envelopes, disconnect from the objects of our direct ideas and emotions, nor be certain if our perspective is goal.’

The work invitations audiences to replicate on existential notion whereas combining dance, contact, and play on a modulating, immersive musical soundscape. Our bodies transfer in expressive clothes and merge into the scenography, poetically depicting life occurrences.

For extra info on these works and the numerous others at Decision go to The Place’s website.

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If you happen to’re showcasing work at Decision and wish your present to be featured, get in contact!