Whim W’Him artistic director Olivier Wevers stands before the Whim W’Him dancers, ready to introduce a yet uncreated work.
Poulenc’s Organ Concerto in g minor is the music. That is clear.
The piece will have to do with spirituality and virtual reality, with the idea of dance, and clouds: The way we all live in the electronic cloud these days, and what that does to open up or obscure our relationships. “I don’t even have a structure in mind yet,” he says.
What Olivier does have in mind is images.
•Clouds, literal and metaphorical
•Seven dancers in white, flowy tops and shorts
•Light sculpture illuminating the floor only
•Pillows—seven of them, 40″ by 40″ with a 4″ flange on all sides—that serve as images of comfort or an obstacle between two people trying to connect or…?<