TRIXSTER is a solo in process by Emilie Gregersen. With movement and voice, the solo navigates through a vibrant web of expressions, wanting to challenge binary perceptions of what is seen by twisting and distorting images. Inspired by the trickster — a figure known for breaking norms and shape-shifting — the piece playfully works with disruption, infused with a touch of humour, tricks, and drama. The personal and the fictional, the intimate and the artificial, seamlessly merge, creating a space filled with tension. Within this space, Gregersen brings to life stories of loss, transformation, and love, with the intention of immersing both herself and the audience in an unfolding emotional landscape.
Emilie Gregersen’s work is driven by sensorial practices and questions around intimacy, artificiality and the use of the senses. Through the the uncanny, the erotic and the cringe, she plays with expectations and meanings. Challenging binary perceptions of what is seen and felt by twisting and distorting images and sensorial experiences.
TRIXSTER is a new choreographic work by Emilie Gregersen, developed in close collaboration with sound artist, Karis Zidore, dramaturge Lydia Östberg Diakité, light designer Vito Walter, and visual artist Cruz Proxy.
The process sharing at YC Festival 2023 will be a blackbox-test-version of how the work could potentially develop and unfold as a staged piece.
Concept, choreography and performance: Emilie Gregersen
Sound composition: Karis Zidore
Dramaturgy and choreographic assistance: Lydia Östberg Diakité and Naya Moll
Light design: Vito Walter
Mentors: Jefta van Dinther and Maja Zimmermann, as part of LINK Mentorship Program
Sound technician: Andrea Parolin
Outside eyes and feedback: Sigrid Stigsdatter Mathiassen, Cruz Proxy, Beck Heiberg, Anna Näsström, and Linh Le
Documentation and photos: Cruz Proxy
Supported by Dance Cooperative, DIORAMA and HAUT.