Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Dance as Art and Art as Dance
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Dance as Art and Art as Dance

Grey Lines – Dance and Video Performance by Noella Roos and Ida Ayu Indah Tejapratami at Gaya Art Space, Ubud, Bali February 4 – March 4, 2012.


(12/30/2011)

Grey lines is an art exchange experience combining drawings from dance, emotions and life, made by Noella Roos together with a dance, video performing by Ida Ayu Indah Tejapratami

Click Images to Enlarge

Noella Roos, born in 1969 in Amsterdam, is a Dutch artist. Born into a family of artists, her talent was nourished and stimulated from early childhood. In this artistic environment, Noella was given every opportunity to develop her artistic qualities. As a result, her paintings and drawings betray a classical and technical competency that is seldom found in the current generation of artists

As a result, her drawings are inspired by Michelangelo, Käthe Kollwitz, Andrea del Sarto and Dooijenwaard.

Noella lets dancers dance to music in her studio in Bali while she draws them in motion with compressed chalk on white paper. She prefers chalk because it is, to her view, an ‘honest’ medium; the resulting drawings are either good or bad - you cannot change or erase parts. When she works, the movement of the body inspires Noella. ”Everyone has their own ‘language’ when they dance, influenced and shaped by cultural backgrounds, but primarily it is an expression of the emotional involvement with the music”.

Her fascination for moving figures eventually led to the development of a technique that convincingly captures movement, Her interest is focused on the muscle movements and on the light that reflects on the moving body. She continues drawing a dancing model until she can fully fathom the movement of the model. That is why Noella prefers to work with only one dancer for a long period. In the end, she and the model become as one. At the same time , her drawings follows the rhythm of the dance. Then, it is no longer a matter of hard work as thinking and doing have merged together.

At the current exhibition, drawings depicting modern dancers from Europe and drawings of a beautiful traditional Balinese dancer, Dayu Indah from Peliatan, will be exhibited. The Balinese dancer, however, dances to modern music from Philip Glass and Arvo Pärt. Noella Roos tells of how she is amazed to see a traditional Legong dancer perform to contemporary music. An accomplished dancer can dance out of feelings and emotions with the music, regardless of whether the dancer is from Indonesia or Europe.

Noella Roos draws inspiration from traditional Balinese dance because of its use of architectonic lines. Balinese dance has a lot of Golden Mean ratios in its composition, as in architecture. This Golden Mean, also known the Divine Proportion, is evident everywhere in the works of Noella Roos and is also similar to the proportions of the Balinese cosmos guarded by equations of scale that set out lengths, breadths and widths relative to the human body measurements.

Balinese dance is sometimes accused of being ‘sweet’. However, most of the dances drawn by Noella are strong and expressive. She likes to make drawings where she visualizes the expressions from the dance, and not necessarily the character or pose of the dancing girl or boy. Noella draws dancers as dancing lines and does not draw the traditional costumes. This, she says, attracts too much attention away from the emotions and expression of the dance itself.

Noella Roos tries to capture that one moment of sublime connection between the dancer, the artist and the music. Only that sublime one moment capture in time can result in a satisfying drawing. Her lines are free open, grey, not too black. Drawing for her is akin to joining the dancer in order to obtains a better understanding of dance in Bali.

The artistic connections between Asia and Europe are as old as history. Noella Roos, with her respect for classical education, both from the West as well as of the East, manages to visualize traditional Asian dance in a modern way.

GREY LINES
Drawings by Noella Roos
Dance and Video Performance by Ida Ayu Indah Tejapratami

February 4, 2012 - March 4, 2012

Gaya Art Space
Jalan Raya Sayan, Ubud 80572, Bali

For more information telephone + 62 361 979252 / 979253
[Email
 


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
UBUD WRITERS & READERS FESTIVAL
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Bolllywood is Calling!
Indian Consul General to Bali Invites Indian Film Industry to Shoot Film Projects in Bali
(8/27/2014)
Tourists Who Shop ‘Till They Drop
Indonesia Needs More Great Sales and Events to Expand Tourist Travel
(8/27/2014)
Major Bali Condotel Deal Signed for Jimbaran
121-Room and 121-Suite Springhill Condotel at Green Jimbaran to be Managed by Australian Mantra Hotels Group
(8/27/2014)
GWK Reopens
Demonstrators Reopen Access Road to Garuda Wisnu Kencana Park in Bali
(8/26/2014)
Join a Table of Chefs
Bali Culinary Professionals Monthly Gathering August 30, 2014 at Basilico Prama Sanur Beach Restaurant.
(8/25/2014)
Roadblock Ahead
Angry Local Residents Close Access Road to Garuda Wisnu Kencana Park in Bali
(8/24/2014)
Chefs Who Play Golf
Bali Culinary Golf Tournament January 18-20, 2014
(8/24/2014)
Coming Bubble for Condotels in Bali?
Bali to Soon Have 13,000 Condotel Units
(8/24/2014)
Better Safe than Sorry
Bali Hotels Warned to Obtain Security Management Certification
(8/25/2014)
Winning Combination
Joko Widodo & Jusuf Kalla Declared Winners of Presidential-Vice Presidential Race by Indonesian Constitutional Court
(8/24/2014)
Lost and Presumed Dead
2 Presumed Lost as Search Abandoned for Survivors of Komodo Cruise Boat Sinking Near Sangeang Island
(8/25/2014)
You'll Need a Number
PIN Number Required for Credit Card Purchases in Indonesia after January 1, 2015
(8/24/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents