Ventriloquist of a world in despair
I speak what has already been said
Living in an echo chamber
Tongues in ruin
Ears in trance
Dissociative bilabial exercise
Is it useful to invent words if they can’t be repeated?
Every crisis is excess
In this solo, Michelle Moura composes body landscapes marked by the mechanic, the alienated and the grotesque. With a reduced vocabulary of sounds and movements, physical and vocal dissociations serve as matter for transfiguration, turning the familiar into the uncanny.
Overtongue is either a promise of the disintegration of statements, or a graveyard of intentions.
Creation and performance: Michelle Moura
Dramaturgical collaboration: Maikon K
Sound: Kaj Duncan David
Light: Nadja Naira
Advice: Alejandro Ahmed
Costume: Faetusa Tirzah
Space: Fernando Marés
Executive production (Brazil): Greice Barros (Núcleo Produções Cultura e Desenvolvimento)
Residencies: Fabrik Postdam (DE), STUK (BE)
Co-production: CND Pantin (FR), Something Great (DE), Vooruit (BE)
Project carried out with the support of Programa Estadual de Fomento e Incentivo á Cultura/Profice – Secretaria de Estado da Cultura – Governo do Estado do Paraná
International distribution: Something Great
13.03.2020 – Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brazil.
12.03.2020 – Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brazil.
03 – 08.03.2020 – Alfaiataria, Curitiba, Brazil