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A striking collaboration between neuroscientists and contemporary butoh dancers culminated in a moving assemblageJapanese dance, EEG technology, databases, light, pregnancy, science writing, and emergency alarms remixed with house beats. Vangelines The Slowest Wave is a hybrid work featuring choreography inspired not only by deep psychological sensuousness but also material, electromagnetic properties of the body.
The eight dancers spend most of the hour-long work moving together in lockstep, or in small orbiting groups. When dancers break apart from the cluster, others rush to join them, or assist when another falters.