Tientos al Tiempo
Pablo Valbuena & Patricia Guerrero, 2020.
Live dance, sound & light performance. 45 min.
Presented at Teatros del Canal (Madrid, ES), Lux Scène Nationale de Valence (FR) and Centquatre-Paris (FR) in 2021.
To see sound
To hear light
To feel time through flamenco dance
Tientos al Tiempo is a performance conceived by Pablo Valbuena and performed by Patricia Guerrero.
The Tiento is a flamenco singing and dancing style (palo). In Spanish it means to touch something you cannot see: to explore, to try, to experiment, to induce, to instigate, to stimulate.
A series of experiments that expand flamenco dance in time and space, Tientos al Tiempo uses light and sound to visualise and augment the rhythmic patterns of the compás flamenco.
This is a hybrid performance where the mixed cultural influences of flamenco are intertwined and amplified using the immersive and trans-sensory potential of digital media.
Conception, mise en scène, scenography and lighting: Pablo Valbuena
Choreography and dance: Patricia Guerrero
Artistic co-direction: Pablo Valbuena, Patricia Guerrero
Cante: Sergio El Colorao
Coding and sound: Cyril Laurier, Joan Sandoval, Maya Benainous
Control: Joan Sandoval.
Produced by Studio Pablo Valbuena and Centquatre-Paris.
With support from Societé du Grand Paris, Endirecto FT and Viavox Production.