Gandini Juggling and Smashed


Sábado, dia 31 de maio de 2014 - 22:00 até Domingo, dia 01 de junho de 2014 - 23:59
Clareira das Azinheiras, Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal

Gandini Juggling was formed in 1993 by world-renowned juggler Sean Gandini and champion rhythmic gymnast Kati Ylä-Hokkla. It is at the vanguard of contemporary circus, reinventing and reinvigorating juggling for the 21st Century. The company is one of the pioneers in using contemporary dance and mathematical notations, and challenges our perceptions of juggling.

Smashed: 9 jugglers, 80 apples, and 4 sets of crockery. A sensational mix of skills and theatricality inspired by the work of Pina Bausch, with a soundtrack ranging from Tammy Wynette and Music Hall to Bach. A series of filmic scenes exploring conflict, tense relationships, lost love and quaint afternoon tea, shown through the manipulation of the forbidden fruit…