LABEN, leading a collaboration with artists under the RILABEN name, is a performer, author, researcher animal and visual one. Studied Architecture, Nikolais Technique, M. Feldenkrais lessons and different approaches to the body in the performing arts.
He is working through intuition and improvisation to set an alive installation of bodies related with philosophical approach to art, audience perception of the event and site specific frame.
He creates his first ‘CONT’ piece inspiered by S.Bucci Company and the text ‘A Man Without Quality’ by R.Musil. He develops a first version in 2012 , with the music of JD Zazie, in Florence, Poznan, and at the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao in a duo version with C.Abati, that will travel through Italy and Portugal.
with Cristina Abati cristinaabati
in 2014/15 is RILABEN second work/collaboration, residency at Vivaio del Malcantone, SPAM Lucca, Limonaia /Company Blu, Spazio K Prato, and première at Uferstudios Berlin.
BOWO, third ongoing project from 2013/2017, is inspired by Cso group, who invited LABEN to teach in a workshop session at San Sebastiàn, on Deleuze-Guattari, A.Artaud theory, ‘ A body without organs’, with live music by
JD Zazie JD Zazie
in Florence, Berlin and Bologna.
New performance projects in 2017, IN-EXtension from Beckett’s “All strange away”, first studio in Tatwerk Berlin, second step at Bologna ERT in january 2018.
We also being part of MOR 2017, month of research at Ufers studios , an experience that we shared with Marko Pejovic, dramaturg, Sara Simeoni, dancer choreographer performer, working toghether on the topic of artist success and identity, on the star system and authorship topic in contemporary art, in a collective process
“SAI, a thing that feels” inspired by M.Perniola ‘The sex appeal of the inorganic’ , dance voice bodies live in an audio visual relation with objects and inorganic reality.
Premiere at Uferstudios, Tanzfabrik Openspaces, 16/17th July 2019