We make sense and non-sense. We play games; stay true and are false. We find our way to get lost again.
“Lucha Libre” is a game of illusion and perception. It takes us on a journey of imaginary travels and deconstructed narratives. By curiously questioning the reading of codes and signs, addressing different ways of looking at authenticity – it leads us through alternative worlds and associations in an illogical and nonsensical way.
It’s an invitation to discover the friction that appears between the visible and the non-visible and compels you to fill in the gaps with your own imagination. A game between the performer and the audience. “Lucha Libre” is hot and cold. Slow and fast. Dark and light and sometimes dry and wet.
- About Linda Blomqvist
Linda Blomqvist was born in 1985 in Stockholm, Sweden. She started her dance training at the Royal Swedish Ballet School in 1995 and graduated in 2004. Between 2004-2008 she participated in several dance and theater pieces throughout Sweden. Linda continued her education at P.A.R.T.S in 2008 where she created ”Paper cut” (2009) together with Pär Andersson, ”Breakfast at Brigittines” (2009) and the solo ”This is it” (2010).
She also presented her dance film ”Dajolina”, at 1 minute film and sound award in Ostende, Belgium (2009). In 2010 she graduated from P.A.R.T.S and has since been participating in creations in Sweden with choreographers such as Björn Säfsten, Cristina Caprioli and Uri Turkenich. Linda is a co-founder of the interdisciplinary artist collective
Rhododdendron, their video installation work has been exhibited at several festivals and galleries around Europe. Currently Linda is working with Rosas, dancing in the revival of Drumming.
- About Pär Andersson
Pär Andersson, born in Sweden 1988, started his education at The Royal Swedish Ballet School 2005-2008. Between 2008-2010 he went to study at P.A.R.T.S (The Performing Arts Research and Training Studios) in Brussels,Belgium. During the education he created and performed the solo ”Är du kär i mig ännu Klas- Göran” at Beursschouwburg. And together with Linda Blomqvist he created and performed ”Paper Cut” at La Monnaie.
2010-2011 he worked in Stockholm, Sweden, with Windwitches (Eva Lundqvist). He is currently based in Stockholm.
Choreography: Linda Blomqvist and Pär Andersson. Performed by: Linda Blomqvist, Pär Andersson. Sound design: Peter Svenzon. With the support of the DEPARTS network. DEPARTS is funded by the European Commission, Culture program.
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