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Virieno Zakiesato presents F4 | A work-in-progress


June 23, 2017

Virieno Zakiesato presents F4 | A work-in-progress

At 8:00 pm

Rote Fabrik, Seestrasse 395, Postfach 1073, 8038 Zürich

Artist-in-residence Virieno Zakiesato from Nagaland, India presents

F4 – exploration and work in progress

On 23 June 2017
at Rote Fabrik at 2000 hrs.

The Fight-Flight-Freeze-Friendly Responses (F4) are instinctive reactions that a human being experiences under common, stressful and extreme circumstances of life. Virieno’s research focuses on the responses of these instinctive reactions through memory and breath.

A Rote Fabrik presentation in partnership with Pro Helvetia New Delhi
Photo credit: Prakriti Foundation

About the artist:
A movement artist and choreographer, Virieno Christina Zakiesato is a performer from the North-Eastern Indian state of Nagaland. Trained in classical dance forms, ballet and somatic movement practices, Virieno is considered a versatile dancer who has participated in numerous dance festivals. Virieno’s body of work focuses on the effects of instinctive reactions and their physiological responses. The aim of her research is to create a performance that encompasses instinctive reactions and their physiological responses, to which everyone can relate.

Virieno Zakiesato is currently on a studio residency awarded by Pro Helvetia at
Rote Fabrik Zürich

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