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Duration: 40 minutes without intermission
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Production CreditsArtist: Clara Peya
Artist: Ariadna Peya
Artist: Marc Soler
Other: Mireia Gràcia
Funded in part by: With the support of Institut Ramon Llull
X-U is a show about exposing ones skin and sharing it. Music, choreography and some words said or signed to discover sexuality as a device of power. To inhabit the body as a territory, as a map of sensations and memories. Exploring the mandates of the communities of desire to subvert them and take ownership of our own pleasure.
X-U es un espectáculo sobre exponer la piel y compartirla. Música, coreografía y algunas palabras dichas o signadas para descubrir la sexualidad como dispositivo de poder, para habitar el cuerpo como territorio, como mapa de sensaciones y memorias. Explorar los mandatos de las comunidades de deseo para subvertirlos y reapropiarnos del propio placer.Les Impuxibles
Les Impuxibles is the artistic fusion of a pianist and a choreographer. A fusion that contains the power of the artistic quality of each one separately and the harmony of the bond that unites them. Clara and Ariadna Peya; sisters, creators and performers. We work the mixture of languages. A search that fuses music and movement with other scenic disciplines. An investigation that never ends and that has led us to the construction of our own language. The social commitment has made us grow in the need to use art as a speaker of denunciation and social change, positioning ourselves in a policy of equality.Biographies
Clara Peya (Artistic director and artist)
Pianist and composer. She has presented eight albums under her name with collaborations from diverse musicians. Winner of the ENDERROCK Award for Best Record of the Year in 2018 for her latest album, ESTÓMAC. She is creator and performer of the dance-theatre and live music company Les Impuxibles with whom she has premiered 8 shows. Composer of several music pieces for theatre and dance shows such as "Medusa" at TNC (2018) the adaptation of "Jane Eyre" (2017) directed by Carme Portaceli, "Clownic" by Tricicle (2013) or "Best of you" by La Intrusa Danza (2013), among others. She is currently touring her eighth album 'ESTÓMAC' (2018).
Ariadna Peya (Artistic director and dancer)
Choreographer and movement director formed in Barcelona, New York, London, Berlin, Tel-Aviv and La Havana. She has worked as a dancer in "La Partida" by Vero Cendoya, "Grease, the musical of your life", "Flashdance" and "Vinegar Dances". She is the choreographer of the Estrella Damm's short film "Álex y Julia" directed by Dani de la Torre; the musical “Spring awakening" (Origin productions 2016-19) and "Maremar" by Dagoll Dagom (Poliorama Theater 2018-19). She is the co-founder of the dance-theatre and live music company Les Impuxibles, and creator and performer in all the company's projects. She also teaches since 18 years ago in Catalonia, Madrid and Havana.