The Heart

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18. 12. 2019 at 20.00 //

About the performance

SOLO PERFORMANCE BY KRISTINA ALEKSOVA. THE HEART. MUSCLE. PUMP. ORGAN. SYMBOL. METAPHOR. DOG FOOD. THE PERFORMANCE THAT STRETCHES AND SHRINKS. IT CAN TAKE THE FORM OF A 3-DAY EXPANSION OR A 60-MINUTES EXTRACT.

The Heart. Muscle that drives everyone, even the heartless. Pump burdened with clutter of everyday life. Metaphor. Hot as fire or cold as ice. Symbol that endures everything, including life in a cage. Organ that saves lives. Dog food. Muscle that stretches and shrinks and extinguish arbitrarily when it has enough.
The performance constantly changes its structure and extends or shrink according to the context in which it enters. It can take the form of a 3-day expansion or 60-minute extract. In November we were part of its 72-hour expansion, in December it shrunk into a 4-hour extract, in February it was exhibited in gallery …

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Conceived and performed by Kristina Aleksova
Artistic direction: Bojan Jablanovec
Executive production and mediatization: Sara Horžen
Costumes and props: Olja Grubić
Voice: Ivan Lotrič
Music selection: Kristina Aleksova
Light design: sonda
Sound design: Tomaž Grom
Photographer: Marcandrea
Video: Martina Dervarić
Music in the video: Disciplina kičme: Zašto
Consulting: Alja Bulić
Production: Via Negativa
Producer: Špela Trošt
Financial support: Ministry of Culture of Republic of Slovenia and City of Ljubljana

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