If strangers meet
not poor not rich
i not not you
deep our most are
(and so to dark)
(‘If strangers meet’ by E.E.Cummings)
An intimate space, a crossroad, the moment when two people meet. ME(et) YOU is an exploration of movement, music and visual projection that takes the audience on a journey to experience the inevitable moment of interaction.
This project is a cross-cultural dance performance by Sarah Vella (Malta) and Lisa Colette Bysheim (Norway) that aims to create an awareness about the moment of encounter and the many aspects of it. Through globalization, our world has become much smaller and our everyday lives and cultures are interweaved within each other. Different cultures meet and cross paths every day and greetings happen all the time. People greet differently depending on their culture and background. Does one adapt to the country they are living in? If so, does one lose or gain cultural identity? Is there a sense of belonging or a loss of? How does this make one feel and more importantly, is one aware of this? We aim to create an intimate space in which people from different cultures and backgrounds are invited to experience a meeting point/encounter in a new space.
Performers: Sarah Vella, Lisa Colette Bysheim and Mads Solberg
Music and composition: Mads Solberg
Lighting: Thomas Bruvik