TURNING BACKS is a project seeking the paradox : we are all included in exclusion.

The two rows of seats have no back and require each spectator to use the other as a backrest. To be back to back is after all to lay back on someone who is, at the same time, the person to whom we just turned our backs to.
This condition will also be a base to reflect on realities that, in spite of the fact that we are not looking at them, they cannot cease of touching us.

Language: English
Duration: 50’

Concept  Rita Vilhena and Lígia Soares 
Creation Diogo Alvim, Lígia Soares and Rita Vilhena
Video animation Mariana Castro
Production (Portugal) Máquina Agradável
Production (Netherlands) Baila Louca
Co-Production Rotterdamse Productiehuis
Residencies Devir-Capa, Alkantara, Polo Cultural das Gaivotas
Support Mala Voadora, GDA - Gestão dos Direitos do Artistas

titledatetimelocationtickets & info
1. Turning Backs Wed 11-07-2018 22:00 Arquipélago Centro de Artes Contemporâneas, São Miguel - Açoreshttp
2. Turning Backs Sun 21-01-2018  Old Court Building, Macauhttp
3. Turning Backs Sat 20-01-2018  Old Court Building, Macauhttp
4. Turning Backs [check the time schedule in the website]Sun 10-09-2017  Museu Serralves, Portohttps
5. Turning Backs Thu 25-05-2017  Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdamhttp
6. Turning Backs Wed 24-05-2017  Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdamhttp
7. Turning Backs Sun 09-04-2017  ALKANTARA, Lisboahttp
8. Turning Backs Sat 08-04-2017  ALKANTARA, Lisboahttp
9. Turning Backs Fri 04-11-2016  Mala Voadora, Portohttp
10. Turning Backs Thu 03-11-2016  Mala Voadora, Portohttp
11. Turning Backs Wed 02-11-2016  Mala Voadora, Portohttp
© Diogo Alvim & Rita Vilhena
© Diogo Alvim & Rita Vilhena
© Diogo Alvim & Rita Vilhena
© Diogo Alvim & Rita Vilhena
© Diogo Alvim & Rita Vilhena
Duration : 15:33
Turning Backs - teaser
Duration : 01:10
Duration : 01:08
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