His body is a strength and a truth: his heritage.
A skinny body, like a Giacometti statuette alive.
Surrender to Dance.
Art refuses to let you own it.
You can only capture it fleetingly.
As a wanderer always curious about life, he serves the unnamed dance, the gestures inherited over centuries. Material and movement are endlessly refined, reused, and recycled. A combination of memory and experience provides a way of keeping the work new and diverse. Developing this mixture between improvisation and composition, between form and formless.
All of this is predicated on beliefs:
Pau Aran plays with these extremes: opposites in space and time moving together and apart, bound by a relationship to space in a continuous spiral.
The dance is extreme, minimalist, pedestrian, sometimes small, and delicate.