SOFTLAMP.autonomies is a dance co-created by Malik Nashad Sharpe (aka marikiscrycrycry) and Ellen Furey where their concurrent solo practices collide, creating new textures and embodiments built upon not-yet-here, not-yet-attainable– solidarities and autonomies in between their bodies.
Pivoting towards a pluralist aesthetics, suggesting possibilities beyond authoritarian and coercive visions, SOFTLAMP.autonomies is a repurposed slogan on-top of the abandoned office with a flickering light, deep in the deep blue hegemonic push, trying to believe. Buy this. Viewers discretion is MANDATORY.
Created in 2018
Co-creators and performers Ellen Furey (CA) + Malik Nashad Sharpe (UK/USA)
Lights Paul Chambers
Music Pillen by Yung Hurn, looped by Christopher Willis
Dramaturgy / Outside Eye Dana Michel
Production Ellen Furey
Executive Producer DLD – Daniel Léveillé Danse
Creative Residencies Studio 303 (Montréal), La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines (Montréal), MAI (Montréal), Chisenhale Dance Space (Londres)
Support Conseil des arts du Canada
Development DLD – Daniel Léveillé Danse