approaching the fraught, fluid relationship between place and visitors, between leisure and labor, nibia pastrana explores tropical identities and the troubling parallels between colonialism and choreography. a dance-state with a definite volume but no fixed shape, liquid uses performance to examine the politics of water and bodies. 

sound: eduardo f. rosario
lighting desing: marién veléz
costume design: zaida goveo balmaseda
images from “jet travel”: pablo guardiola

field audio-recording: nibia pastrana santiago

curated by jennifer monson, doubleplus, gibney dance, nyc

photos: scott shaw & jasmine matos

promotional video doubleplus fall 2015: nibia pastrana santiago

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