Stefa Govaart

Truly Rural

In Truly Rural (2019) five dancers enter into interactions in which the intimate and formal repeatedly turn into the repulsive. Attention, spectatorship and cultural contagion become a choreographic strategy, exploring the group as a creature in relation to the dynamics of institutional life.

By: Eoghan Ryan | Performance: Alexandra Tveit, Raoni Muzho Saleh, Stefa Govaart, Tristan Al-Hinnawi and Çigdem Polat | Music: Daniel Iinatti | Performed at: Open Studios Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, November 22-24, 2019; Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen (NL), September 20, 2020.