3 female solos were suggested to a producer as working material for an experimental dance film. While considering the distinct temporalities of dance performance here and now in relation to time and film, we opted for a radical choice: to make a dance film using only a stills camera. This play of perception allowed another quality of the original work, that of the dance, to be seen.
In Trisolistice dance sets out to encounter events specific to urban exteriors, and the stills camera is a counterweight to the temporal fluidity.
Source: Irma Omerzo
Irma Omerzo was born in 1969 in Zagreb where she presently lives.
After collaboration with the choreographer Andy Degroat in France, she entered the Company DCA (1993-2001), under the artistic direction of Philippe Decouflé. She danced in the performances: Petites pièces montées, Denise, Decodex, Ceremonie de Festival de film à Cannes, Abracadabra, Triton 2ter, Shazam. She worked as a choreographer’s assistant in the performances: Shazam, Cyrk 13 and Tricodex. From 2003 till 2005 she was a member of the F.V. Company in France under the artistic direction of François Verret. She danced in the performance “Chantier Musil”.
In 2001 she has founded an artistic organisation MARMOT, whose projects become more and more recognised at the international contemporary dance scene, where they often represent Croatian dance scene for the first time.
She is the author of the conceptual and socially engaged dance projects: “Some strange kind”, “Questionnaire for the dance audience”, “The dance space”, “ All for 10 Kunas “ and of the research project “Let’s go on with movement! “.
Together with Damir Bartol Indoš and Vili Matula she is the co-author of the theatre performance “Swinging” (2001) and “Who are you and what gives you the right?” (2011). she collaborates with the visual artists Igor Grubić, as a choreographer on internationally awarded video work “East side story“, and with Boris Greiner in experimental films “November” and “Secret agent L. Flint”.
She works as a movement assistant in theatre performances, as well as performances for children directed by: Robert Waltl, Mislav Brečić, Senka Bulić, Zlatko Sviben, Oliver Frljić, Aleksandar Popovski …
In 2011, on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of MARMOT, she got the price of the Croatian Association of Dance artists (UPUH) for her choreographic and pedagogic work, as well as for her involvement in the improvement of the position of dancers and the contemporary dance scene in general.
In 2012 she received the special price „Zlatni smijeh“ at the festival “Dani satire” for the choreography in the performance „Prolazi sve“ by Dubravko Mihanović, directed by Oliver Frljić.
For many years she has held workshops and dance classes in Croatia and abroad (France, USA, Japan, Slovenia, Ukraine, Estonia…)
She uses Feldenkrais Method as a principal means of broadening her knowledge about the human body and its potentials, in her artistic as well as pedagogical work. As a certified educator she gives regular ATM and FI sessions as well as Feldenkrais workshops.
Source : Irma Omerzo ’s website
More information : irmaomerzo.com
Artistic direction / Conception
Roberta Milevoj, Silvia Marchig, Zrinka Šimičić
Ivan Marušić Klif
la photographie Jasenko Rasol le montage Goran Rukavina
Production / Coproduction of the video work
Production MARMOT 2009 // Avec le soutien et la collaboration de Service Culturel de la ville de Zagreb et le ministère de la culture de la Croatie