Kokoro

Luna CenereKokoro

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'Kokoro' is a Japanese word translated as our inner being and embracing the concepts of mind and heart. Luna Cenere takes you on a haunting journey where her naked body becomes a sculpture with dislocated grace. A modern Melusina caught in the moonshine, Luna will enchant and unsettle you.

Choreography: Luna Cenere
Performer: Luna Cenere
Music: Gerard Valverde
Ligth designer: Gaetano Battista
Production: Körper
Collaboration to the production Virgilio Sieni/National Center of Production

Selected by: Vetrina della giovane danza d’autore - Azione del Network Anticorpi XL coordinata dall’Associazione Cantieri, ‘DNA - Appunti Coreografici’ Giovani Coreografi Italiani 2016, Romaeuropa.

Winner of : ’Residanza - La casa della nuova coreografia 2015 - CUNAE - Nuove Generazioni di artisti - Pratiche e processi per il ricambio generazionale dei giovani talenti 2015/2017 - Movimento Danza - MIBACT.’

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Biography

Luna Cenere is a 30 year old dancer from Napoli (Italy). After working with several companies in the region in 2011 she continued her studies at SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (Austria). By the end of her studies she was selected as guest member of SEAD Bodhi Project taking part in the creations of Anton Lacky (Anton Lacky Company/ Les Slovaks Collective) and Josef Frucek (Rootlessroot). In 2014 she worked with Simone Forti and Anton Lacky. In 2016 she became a member of Agitart Company (Spain) and Company Virgilio Sieni (Italy).

Choreographer of the solo piece 'Kokoro', winner of the ‘Residanza’ residency project, finalist of ‘DNA-Appunti Coreografici’ 2016, supported by CUNAE, and selected by the Network Anticorpi XL 2017, Movimento Danza, Körper Center and Ex Asilo Filangieri. Besides her work as dancer and choreographer, Luna is also a certified teacher of contemporary dance by SEAD; she leads workshops in movement research and improvisation. Luna currently lives and works between Italy and Belgium.