QUEEN OF HEARTS
Concept & Choreography İlkay Türkoğlu
Choreographical Materials & Perfomances İlkay Türkoğlu, Şebnem Yüksel
Lasts 25’; no intermission.
İlkay Türkoğlu, who has worked abroad –particularly in Budapest– with various dance companies and choreographers after her graduation from Modern Dance department of the Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, performs her choreography titled Queen of Hearts in the festival. The artist’s account of the work is: “They allowed the associations triggered in their bodies by the images which came into being in their minds to take them on a journey. They have been created by their creations along the way. Just like the Phoenix which is reborn anew from its ashes, the process first destroyed and then recreated each of them over and over as a new “self”. The pain they felt was, perhaps, not that of the mother who gave birth to them but that of the human being who struggled to find a new body from its ashes of death.”