Artistic Director, Choreographer, Set and Costumes RAFAEL ALVAREZ
Created and performed by PAULO GUERREIRO
DJ set RAFAEL ALVAREZ
Flowers PAULO GUERREIRO

Production EIRA
Co-production COMPANHIA DE DANÇA CONTEMPORÂNEA DE ÉVORA (Évora/Portugal)

Support BAINS CONNECTIVE (Brussels), CDCE (Évora / Portugal), DEVIR/CAPA (Faro/Portugal)

Thanks to
NANE VANDERPERRE, ELISABETTA TESTA, HUMA ROJO, ANAÏS VAN EYCKEN, STANISLAV DOBÁK, SIMON PORTIGAL, PETER SAVEL, JULIEN DUBOURG, RUDY VIEIRA|FASHION ADVISER & STYLIST.

EIRA is supported by the GOVERNMENT OF PORTUGAL / DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR THE ARTS - STATE DEPARTMENT FOR CULTURE

"Haute Couture" french for "high sewing" or "high dressmaking"; refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. Haute couture is made upon the order of a specific customer, and it is usually made with high-quality and expensive fabrics, that are sewn with extreme attention to details. Always time-consuming work with hand-executed techniques.
HAUTE COUTURE is a performance that explores concepts and techniques of "Haute Couture" and in which the body becomes a surface, a canvas and a landscape. It's about dressing and undressing the body and the skin, creating illusionary effects of visibility/invisibility of the body itself and playing with the idea of the body as an object.

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