NOMAD is a solo based on a sensitive and kinesthetic exploration of the feelings of estrangement and migrating body. The creation process was imagined as a sensorial journey, exploring themes of continuity, unknown horizon and inner-need for emotional shelter when encountering new life experiences.
The work was linked to the imagery of an open landscape as a metaphor for an inner-state felt by the dancer, Tommy Cattin, throughout his experience of dancer constantly moving from a country to another.
The soundtrack, composed and played by the Swiss artist Gaspar Narby, was constructed following the same inspiration and imagery. The interest here was to witness how the theme could be explored musically and see its relationships with the movement outcomes. Gaspar Narby had already collaborated with Tommy Cattin for previous creations in London.
Choreography and Performance: Tommy Cattin
Soundtrack: Gaspar Narby & Tommy Cattin
2020 - Festival Dominio Pubblico La Città agli Under 25, Roma (IT)
2019 - Fondation Anne et Robert Bloch, Delémont (CH) (first work in progress)
© Foto di Monoscopio nell'ambito del Festival Dominio Pubblico_la città agli under 25 - edizione Fuori Fuoco 2020