Azamen is an interactive dance performance. Artist Albena Baeva and scenographer Petya Boyukova have created a custom computer programme and special costumes that connect wirelessly to the computer. Using these, the dancers record words and sounds, which they then modify during playback, composing the music for their performance while they dance. Using their bodies as digital instruments, the dancers are driven by feelings of love, and try to understand what happens when the love-spell breaks, how many faces does our loved one have and can we truly love each and every one of those faces?
Dance and choreography: Sofia Georgieva and Aleksandar Mandzhukov
Costume design: Petya Boyukova and Albena Baeva
Concept and interactive design: Albena Baeva
Technical assistant: Stefan Donchev, Michail Vrachanski, Yordan Stoyanov
Technical consultant: Simeon Yanchev
Azamen is produced by the Alos Center, in partnership with the Nikolai Binev Youth Theatre, Robotev and Derrida Dance Center. The project has received funding from the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture and Foundation Etude.
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