‘LAUTARO’, 2018

Pau Aran Gimeno in 'Lautaro'. Photo: Mika Kitamura

The Mapuche people’s struggle for freedom and autonomy of their territory during the wars against the Spaniards produced many tales of brave warriors who opposed and resisted the Spanish domination for over 350 years. They were not familiar with the concept of slavery and loved freedom more than anything. That made them ferocious in warfare and one of the […]

‘DRAFT DANCE’ (2018)

Pau Aran Gimeno in Draft Dance. Photo Andres Amorós

Shot at ‘Debod’s Temple’ in Madrid, an Egyptian temple dating back to the 2nd century BC, transported to Madrid’s Cuartel de la Montaña Park. The temple was donated to Spain by the Egyptian government to save it from floods following the construction of the great Aswan Dam. While exploring this element, I remember an Egyptian […]

‘ÉTUDE V’, Ancona 2017

Pau Aran gimeno Photo: Celia Suarez

‘Étude 5’ is a Solo Dance where I explore different qualities of movement and sensations. Using my body as the only instrument I try to find a composition and a choreography. It is a draft for an upcoming solo piece which will be much longer and include more theatricality. For the first phase, I wanted […]