Last night you forgot an onion in my pocket

Agnese Bargero (IT)

30.07 | Katechaki sqr.

Agnese Bargero, 1993, is a professional contemporary dancer from Italy. After her graduation in 2011 at DanceHaus in Milan she furthered her studies by attending in workshops and classes with dancers and choreographers from the contemporary scene as: Marina Mascarell, Jos Baker, Humanhood, Les Ballet C de la B, Hofesh Shecter company (Erion Kruja, Sita Ostheimer, Bruno Guillore, Yeji Kim, Maeva Berthelot), Vertigo Dance Company, La Macana, Akira Yoshida, Marco D’Agostin.

In 2019 she graduated in Accademia delle Arti di Brera where she developed her interest in visual arts. Interpreter of works signed by Bruno Guillore, Zerogrammi Company, Studio Festi, Compagnia Balafori, Zed(K) Kontemporary Ballet, Sara Angius. Agnese has just completed a master degree at PERA School of performing arts (Cyprus) where she increased her interest in developing her own personal choreographic projects and poetic language. In parallel to her path as a dancer, she develops interest in video art and illustration.

This is a little story for two. A whispered song of intimacy and nostalgia. Through grotesque and delicate vocabulary at the same time, the duet explores the effort we make to remain resilient.

When does this party finish? We fight to save our beauty under a disco ball that never stops. There’s no destiny but only this moment. There’s no story big enough to contain all our memories; because of that we forget. Are they watching us or are we watching them? We stand here still and strong. When the breath is short I see you with my eyes closed. I never told you if you saved me.

Concept/choreography: Agnese Bargero
Performers: Agnese Bargero, Ulke Zeelmaekers
Music: “Rushing into water” by Tolouse Low Trax, “From Jewish life, B.55: I. Prayer” by Ernest Bloch, Sol Gabetta, “Crying at the discoteque” by Alcazar

30 July | Katechaki sqr.

Agnese Bargero – Last night you forgot an onion in my pocket

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