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The perception of the changing of things feels fragmentary in light of the impossibility of permanently being aware of it.

Transformations can only be perceived as a part of the past. As if we could only realize that we have arrived in the "here", but not know how. Past vs Present. As if there were transitions culminating in a change, insurmountable transitions that cannot be conceived or felt in the present. These are fluid moments of various duration that first gain relevance when looked back upon.


Concept, direction and text: Juan Domínguez
Created in collaboration with Alejandra Pombo (sound material), Gilles Gentner (light design), Adolfo Garcia (sound design), Barbara Greiner and Stephanie Königer (production manager).

A production by Juan Domínguez in co-production with Kunstencentrum BUDA and Tanzfabrik Berlin in the frame of apap-Performing Europe 2020 - co-founded by Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

Thanks to Astrud, Bomba Estéreo, Los Ángeles Azules, Francis Cabrel, Victoria Pérez Royo, María Jerez, Mette Edvardsen, Cuqui Jerez, Jorge Jordi, Lola Rubio, Olga Cabrera, Sonia Noya, Manuela Schininá, Jesús Acebedo, Diego Agulló, Kike García, Arantxa Martínez, Jaime Caballer, Laura Cerrolaza, Maral Kekejian, Juan Gabriel Harcha, Marta Palacios, Julia Rubies, Alma Soderberg, Edurne Rubio and Julia Rodríguez.

JUAN

JUAN DOMÍNGUEZ is a conceptual clown, magical cowboy, model-poet and curator of pleasure.

Precursor together with Lila Guerrero and Rubén Ortiz of the Critic Pleasure Movement.

As a maker and organiser within the fields of choreography and performing arts his work explores the relationship between different codes and advocates the complete dissolution between fiction and reality, using the former to produce the latter and vice versa. 

Some of his works are: The taste is mine (1999) All good spies are my age (2002), The Application (2005), Shichimi Togarashi in collaboration with Amalia Fernandez (2006), All good artists my age are dead (2007), Don’t even think about it! (2008), blue (2009), Clean RoomPilot (2010), A room without view (2011), Characters Arriving in collaboration with Los Torreznos (2011), Clean Room Season 1 (2012), Clean Room Season 2 (2014), El Triunfo de la Libertad in collaboration with La Ribot and Juan Loriente (2014), Clean Room Season 3 (2016), Between what is no longer and what is not yet (2016), Festival Avant-Garten (2017), My Only Memory (2018).

In the last 14 years he has curated different festivals and programs. He was artistic director of the Festival In-Presentable/La Casa Encendida (2003-12), co-designer of Living Room Festival(2010-13), co-curator of Picnic Sessions at C.