從無止境回首 Infinity Minus One

無限彷彿就在前方,而我們選擇了回望 
從容轉身收斂腳步,吶喊中吟唱著身體的無窮

也許在遠方,那隱藏著消失點的水平線之中,那視線的朦朧隱約之間,我們曾經趨向無限?回首遙望著它,或,只是嘗試感應著它,在所有的不確定裡,都是當下的無限。

繼《全然的愛與真實》之後,編舞家蘇文琪持續發展「彩虹三部曲」研究計畫,細細爬梳與實驗著她在2016年獲選歐洲核子研究組織(CERN)「藝術加速」駐村計畫之後,所獲得的各種啟發。此次的第二部曲創作《從無止境回首》,是蘇文琪從基礎實驗Cloud Chamber(雲霧室)的感官體驗裡,所延伸的各種想像。

蘇文琪在CERN 駐村時,經常聽到科學家談到的兩個概念:「粒子」和「宇宙」,這恰好是兩個極端,粒子是裡面最小的,而宇宙是比例尺當中最大的,那麼這兩種比例尺的經驗,要如何回歸到人的這個比例尺上?如何回歸到我們的身體經驗或生活經驗裡?蘇文琪將這個體驗延伸至肢體能量的思考,從原始的肢體,從吶喊的吟唱,從視線的成像…。本次演出除了台灣創作團隊外,也將邀請印尼與日本藝術家共同參與,延伸傳統肢體與當代藝術思維之間,對於轉化的各種想像。

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從無止境回首 入圍第十七屆台新藝術獎!

入圍理由:蘇文琪持續結合舞蹈與科技藝術,在純熟的藝術手法上,探索人這小宇宙與無垠的大宇宙之間的關係這一宏大哲學命題。源源不絕的巨大能量充塞整個表 演空間,最原始的巫祝般的吟唱吶喊,與最先進的雷射光束,以聲與光,跟近乎儀式般的舞蹈身體,交織成永恆的叩問。整體氛圍烘托中,以精算控制而緩慢移動的 雷射光束竟不再冰冷,行進中的數學充滿詩意。這演出已不能單純以舞蹈去界定,而應視為完美統合各藝術領域的當代表演藝術。

The Infinity Ahead Seems So Near, Yet We Choose To Look Back 
Taking One Step Back With Ease, We Sing Aloud The Unlimited In Our Bodies

It may lie at the faraway distance beneath the horizon that hides the vanishing point. We may have once seen it indistinctly or even approached it: the infinity. Looking at it – OR simply trying to sense its being – there's is, among all the uncertainty, nothing but the infinity at the moment.

After Unconditional Love and Fact, SU Wen-chi continues to research and develop her Rainbow Trilogy, further exploring and experimenting on the concepts inspired by her participation in the residency project "ACCELERATE Taiwan | Arts@CERN" in 2016. The second piece of the trilogy, Infinity Minus One, incorporates all kinds of imagination extended from the sensual experience she observed in the Cloud Chamber experiment.

During her residency at CERN, she heard a lot from scientists about two concepts – "particle" and "universe" – which lie at two extremes, with the particle being the smallest on a scale while the universe the largest. How to present the two extremes on the "human" scale? How to relate them to our everyday experience? SU Wen-chi and her team response by pondering the physical energy, from primitive physicality and chanting to the formation of image created by light, exploring the interconnectivity of each medium evolved on stage. This production invites artists from Taiwan, Indonesia and Japan to jointly stretch all sorts of imagination about the transformation between traditional gestures and contemporary artistic concept, investigating the origin of our big question on art and technology, together with Taiwanese physicist, mathematician and science educator, they question what “Infinity” meant in their expertise and how they connect science & art in this subject.

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Infinity Minus One in finalist of Taishin Art Award 2018 !

Finalist reason: " Su Wenchi continues to combine dance, science and technology, and explores the grand philosophical proposition of the relationship between the small universe of body and the immense universe in her skillful artistic way. The endless amount of energy enriches the entire performance space, the most primitive witch-like singing, the sophisticated designed laser beam, with sound and light, and the almost ceremonial dance body, intertwined into an eternal question on Infinity. In the overall atmosphere, the laser beam that moves slowly with actuarial control is no longer cold, and the mathematics in progress is full of poetry. This performance can no longer be defined by dance alone, but should be regarded as a perfect integration of contemporary performing arts in various art fields."

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製作團隊名單

概念&編舞:蘇文琪
現場音樂演出:Senyawa樂團
演出:Danang Pamungkas、Luluk Ari Prasetyo

燈光設計:Ryoya Fudetani
舞台裝置設計:邱昭財、張暉明、廖祈羽
服裝設計:覃康寧

服裝設計助理:余承倧
聲響技術協力:吳秉聖
創作陪伴:周伶芝

舞台監督:鄧湘庭
燈光技術指導:劉柏欣
音響技術指導:顏行揚
技術執行:林晉毅、陳汶甄、張耀文、黃南智、羅婉瑜
攝影:陳藝堂
影像紀實:穀雨展演協創

節目製作:孫平
執行製作:吳可雲

國家兩廳院「藝術基地計畫」駐館期間創作

特別感謝:

王永宏、文化部「藝科倍速@台灣計畫」、ACCELERATE Taiwan | Arts@CERN, 國家同步輻射研究中心, 國立台灣大學科學教育中心, 澳洲Performance Space

Production Team

Concept & Choreography: SU Wen-chi

Live Music: Senyawa

Performance: Danang Pamungkas, Luluk Ari Prasetyo

Light Design: Ryoya Fudetani

Installation Design: CHIU Chao-tsai, CHANG Huei-ming, LIAO Chi-yu

Costume Design: ZEIGARNIQ

Costume Assistant: YU Cheng-zong

Sound Technical Associate: WU Ping-sheng

Creative Partner: CHOW Ling-chih

Stage Manager: TENG Hsiang-ting

Master Electrician: LIU Po-hsin

Sound Master: YEN Hsing-yang

Technician:  LIN Jim-yi、CHEN Wen-chen、CHANG Yao-wen、HUANG Nan-chih

Photography: Etang CHEN

Filming: Grain Studio

Producer: SUN Ping
Associate Producer: WU Ko-Yun

Thanks to the support of :

Ministry of Culture, Taiwan

ACCELERATE Taiwan | Arts@CERN、

National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC), TAIWAN

Center of Advancement of Science Education, TAIWAN

Performance Space, Sydney

Commissioned by National Performing Arts Center - National Theater & Concert Hall TAIWAN.

Produced during the artist’s residency at the National Performing Arts Center - National Theater & Concert Hall TAIWAN.