excavation – dance installation by SOFIA Ó 

28 of March to 25 of April of 2019
Aljube Museum
Photo: © Aljube Museum Resistance and Freedom


dance installation


e x c a v a t i o n  is a dance installation that emerges from the everlasting encounter between a body and space, in the ground floor and the basement of the Aljube Museum.

e x c a v a t i o n is an invitation to listen to marked memories in the body-flesh and the body-brick; the stories that the walls of this building tell this body, and the bodies that want to appear in this body when it dances here. the memory bodies that compose this body that dances here.

Dates and time of the sessions:

March 28, 2:30 p.m.; March 30 Saturday, 3 p.m.;

April 3 Wednesday 2 p.m.,

April Saturday 10h30 a.m,

 April 11 Thursday 2:30 p.m.,

April 25 Thursday 3 p.m.

Location: Floor 0 of the Aljube Museum

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