kabinet k is a Belgian dance company founded by Joke Laureyns and Kwint Manshoven. Both are choreographers, with respective backgrounds in philosophy and design. With kabinet k, their focus is on contemporary dance productions in which children and professionals work side by side as equal artistic partners. kabinet k is triggered by mingling the movement language of untrained bodies with the one of professional performers and juxtaposing them to each other. Their dance language finds its source in concrete daily actions and small gestures interwoven with elements of play.
The work of Laureyns and Manshoven is strongly influenced by the visual arts and talks in metaphors and abstractions. Their performances are emotional, sensitive and full of atmosphere. They are as well addressing children as an adult audience, acknowledging the power of expression of an articulating body.
Horses, kabinet k (kurt van der elst)
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Dear dancers, movers and makers, We are done for the year and sending you a round up of the amazing work created as part of Seeds Dispersed and Groundwork Presents during this, our Stabilisation program. And a reminder that our online classes are still available for you to keep training while we fundraise for our next…