Are we in contact with everything surrounding us? We live in a world where we are immersed in super-fast technology and are expected to be easily, instantly contactable. While communication technology can cross the globe in seconds, does it connect people, or end up creating more distance and solitude?
We are a chain of connections in the cyberculture regime. 'I am the measure of my connections' seems, today, to define our subjectivity, as well as our bodies.
Audience members will have to provide their phone numbers when booking for the performance in order to take part in the digital interaction.
Working across multiple disciplines Vinicius Salles’ experience includes performing, movement directing, filmmaking and teaching. He graduated from the Martins Pena Performing Arts school, Brazil, studied filmmaking at the London Film Academy, and holds a Masters Degree in Documentary Film from London College of Communication.
Over the last 20 years Vinicius has performed with leading Brazilian and UK physical theatre and dance companies including Punchdrunk, Gecko and Jasmin Vardimon Company. Theatre credits include Timon of Athens, The Globe Theatre, and Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, National Theatre. Recent work as a choreographer includes ‘OX’, 2017; ‘Witches in Disguise’, 2016 University of Cumbria; Human Marvels, 2016; Copycat at The Place in 2009; NOcontact, 2007; ‘Cabeças Trocadas’ in 2003; ‘Xristos’ in 2003 and ’Esquinas’ in 2002.
Currently, Vinicius is visiting lecturer at Royal Holloway University and Christchurch University, and works as a rehearsal director and lead educational facilitator for Jasmin Vardimon Company and as lead educational facilitator for Punchdrunk. He also collaborates with Maxine Doyle (director and choreographer, Punchdrunk) while developing his own work.