Zombie Aporia (2011)

Zombie Aporia © Jean-Luc Tanghe

Zombie Aporia is a dance performance that is composed of many small pieces, like a rock music concert, or a book of poetry. The dancers use their voices in order to create an intricate connection between dance and music, so that the dance and the music are both being generated by the very same bodies. The performance breaks down the boundaries that separate body from voice, sound from image, and rhythm from meaning.

Zombie Aporia seeks to discover possibility within apparently impossible contradictions: music that is the result of dancing, emotional expression that begins physically, spontaneous feelings that are designed, words that give more of a sense of vibration than meaning.


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Choreography Daniel Linehan
Performance Daniel Linehan, Thibault Lac, Salka Ardal Rosengren
Lighting design Brian Broeders
Vocal coach Jonas Cole
Thanks to Bojana Cvejic and Noé Soulier for the dramaturgy
Technique Elke Verachtert

Executive production, distribution Belgium Caravan Production (Brussels, BE)
International distribution Damien Valette (Paris, FR)
Co-production Rencontres chorégrapiques internationales de Seine-Saint Denis, Centre national de la danse (Pantin, FR); BUDA Kunstencentrum (Kortrijk, BE); Centre de Développement Chorégraphique Toulouse / Midi- Pyrénées (FR) and Vooruit Arts Centre (Gent, BE) & Départs with the support of Culture Program of the European Commission
Residencies L’Agora, Cité International de la danse, Montpellier Danse (FR); Centre de Développement Chorégraphique Toulouse / Midi-Pyrénées (FR); O Rumo do Fumo & Forum Dança (Lisboa, PT); Kunstencentrum Vooruit (Gent, BE)
With the support of the Flemish authorities, Arcadi Île-de-France (distribution)

Daniel Linehan/Hiatus is supported by the Flemish authorities

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