ISOLA - the contemporary finds the urban in front of the sea
por Revista Dançar
The dancer and choreographer Léo Walks, in partnership with the director Neels Castilon, leaves his imagination flow by the ruins of the Costa Verde, Sardinia, mixing elements of the contemporary and urban dance.
The song that plays it’s a tribute by Ariel Ramirez to the poet Alfonsina Storni, who’s committed suicide in Mar del Plata in 1938. In this video, the argentine singer Mercedes Sosa interpret the song.
The director says: “Every time I go back to Sardinia to visit my family, I see this abandoned building in front of the sea. I felt it was the perfect place for Léo Walk and his choreographic imagination to perform, surrounded by the ruins, the surreal light of the costa verde and the intense voice of Mercedes Sosa. It creates this subtle feeling between vitality and melancholy that I wanted to express in this film. Sit back and enjoy! ”
Isola, translated from Italian, island.