Prince of Networks
18.06 – 19.06.2015
Rodrigo Sobarzo studied choreography at SNDO in Amsterdam, theatre at Universidad de Chile in Santiago and was a resident at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht. In his work he develops a unique language between physical performance and visual arts. His current research project Prince of Ne†works takes as its departure point the demise of our classical notions of physical ecosystems, and the homelessness this new digital-arena we are living in brings. Out of necessity we build webs, forming an immense net where virtual avatars and digitally freed identities populate, exist and occupy. A new Kingdom of all sorts, accumulating, terra-forming. Prince of Ne†works materialises as an experiential capsule where we gather to visually reflect upon different states of matter and its natural cycles. During this particular experiment, Rodrigo will focus on the cultivation of flies. Out of decomposition a newborn insect/technology is conceived and dies again. Prince of Networks is a visual manifesto probing new ecologies that blends the digital and the analogue as one.
concept, development & sound Rodrigo Sobarzo | performance Diego Olea | in collaboration with workspacebrussels (Brussels), Het Veemtheater (Amsterdam)