Choreography: Niels Claes (Belgium)
Dancers (premiere list): Niels Claes (Belgium), Oksana Griaznova (Lithuania), Gyeong Jin Lee (South Korea), Omer Lavie (Israel), Paulius Prievelis (Lithuania)
Dancers:  Oksana Griaznova (Lithuania), Eugene Kalachyov (Russia), Aime Irasema Sánchez (Mexico) , Juan Madero (Mexico), Abel Hernández (Spain)
Music: Andrius Stakelė
Duration: 60 min.
Premiere: 16th of March 2016


Can you imagine life without drinkable water? In a world in which we consume gallons of water a day on personal use and industry, we can barely believe that our water resources are limited. As members of society we are mostly not aware of the consequences of our actions and of the (silent) wars that are happening over water privatisation. The Chinese symbol of water also means control, so it is no wonder that water will become an economic good, the next oil, the next reason for global conflicts.
We are so used to consuming water without doubting the resources. Because of desertation, which is a result of groundwater pumping, we are literally burying ourselves in dry land.
Are you ready for this image to shift into our world? So I dare you to enter a world in which we are on the edge of our water supply. Where we are desperately trying to find a way to make the dry land fertile again, where water companies are fighting over water and where we are using the last drops of sustainable water unwisely only to be left with an empty surface.
Like Oscar Olivera, the factory worker who lead his people to victory against the privatisation of water in Bolivia, quoted: “the only thing that is ours anymore is our water and our air.”

Performance is staged on the platform “On AURA Trampoline”. This platform was established to give possibility for young choreographers work with AURA Dance Theatre and to express themselves and their visions through the other performers, working as choreographers.

Shows
2017
LITHUANIA – Kaunas, Vilnius

2016
LITHUANIA – Kaunas, Klaipėda, Vilnius, Šiauliai (festival “Virus’21″)
ISRAEL – Jerusalem (International choreography competition in Jerusalem, Machol Shalem centre)

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