The artistic thought 1
Short biographic account 1
choreography arises from a strong emotional reason and it takes shape trough
the expressiveness of the movement.
I like definining myself as a "mover". The language I
use, it is often untied from stylistic canons of the general dance and it is
the outcome of a search based on the study of the muscular strength applied to
the body in order to produce movement: pushing, pulling and releasing using
contacts, levers and anchorages of the bodies.
dance rich in energy sprang from a non-stop imbalance controlled by dancer's
technique and that is for me the most emotional and involving language.
gesture and alternation of rhythms make movement harmonious and original; the
aesthetic quality is not in lines or curves of the body but it is in the
expressed by the choreography can be understood by the audience only through
the construction of a strong and essential structure; a macro-choreography, I
mean with this term the conduct of scenic spaces and the dynamic relationship
among the bodies that is the first step for creating performances. The
micro-choreography is the choice of the body's movement to complete the
choreographic work I look for a maximum collaboration among the dancers, that
are able to identify and reproduce my dance style, but at the same time they
give me the possibility to look into their personal qualities. Only in this way
it is possible to carry out an artistic work full of a complete interpretation.
Andrea Cagnetti was defined by the criticism as "ů one of the
most suggestive choreographers of the choreographic and international
topicalityů" (S. G. Lacavalla, L'Avanti on 26th of
choreographer develops and studies in the international dance institute " Rossella Hightower" in Cannes, in theatre of the
movement of Jacques Lecoq , in Paris and he takes
part in LEM " Laboratoire d'Etude
In 1999 Cagnetti set up the contemporary dance company ARSmovendi and in seven years since the setting up of the
company, he realizes for his company many works and performances.
Since 2004 ARSmovendi performances are also staged abroad, especially
in Mexico, California, Slovacchia where he performs
in local festivals and creates choreographies for the Nemian
Company of Mexico City.
cooperates with the Minister for the realization of the program about artistic
subjects of the "Liceo" specializing in art
subjects and with a musical guidance and for the art of dancing.
the council for dancing, charged by AGIS in Lazio.
choreographic field, he interacts with many different reality, but multimedia
works are the most favourite for himself and his
inspiration ( among his collaborations: the digital painter Davide
Quagliola, the "Aqua Micans
Group" video makers and Emanuele Costanzo). He is a teacher for professional and ministerial
contemporary dance lessons in IALS, in Rome, he is art director and teacher in ARSmovendi Dance Centre, where the company trains and
creates new works. He is also guest professor in "Liceo"
specialising in art of dancing, in Satriano (Cz)- Fran Spector Dance California- Los Talleres
Source: http://www.arsmovendi.it/andreacagnetti/profilo/index.php, by courtesy of Andrea Cagnetti.