★★★★✰ Noetic was created in 2014 for the company by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui working with his frequent collaborator sculptor Antony Gormley.
Tag - Szymon Brzoska
★★★★★ It still has the power to surprise and delight – and let the imagination fly.
This was a tremendous show with which to close the Birmingham International Dance Festival of 2014.
This is not Cherkaoui’s most successfully realised work but his affection and respect for tango shine through, and the dancers are a joy to watch.
Half-hidden behind pillars or leaning against brick walls were isolated figures in Tyvek paper suits, nursing private angst, waiting their turn to claim our space. Sometimes only the dancers’ coloured outfits distinguished them from disoriented white-clad spectators, dazzled by beams of light.