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Pénombre, Rosalba Torres Guerrero & Lucas Racasse, Sadler's Wells | reviews, news & interviews

Pénombre, Rosalba Torres Guerrero & Lucas Racasse, Sadler's Wells

Pénombre, Rosalba Torres Guerrero & Lucas Racasse, Sadler's Wells

A dance vision has all the occluded focus of a dream

Rosalba Torres Guerrero's 'Pénombre'Photo: Sara Judice de Menezes

Pénombre, penumbra: "The partially shaded region around the shadow of an opaque body, when the light source is larger than a point source and only part of its light is cut off (contrasted with the full shadow or umbra)." Pénombre, penumbra: "An area where shade blends with light; a shadowy area." Pénombre, penumbra: "A faint intimation of something undesirable; a peripheral region of uncertain extent; a group of things only partially belonging to some central thing." So even as we start, we are already in the shadows.

Pénombre, penumbra: "The partially shaded region around the shadow of an opaque body, when the light source is larger than a point source and only part of its light is cut off (contrasted with the full shadow or umbra)." Pénombre, penumbra: "An area where shade blends with light; a shadowy area." Pénombre, penumbra: "A faint intimation of something undesirable; a peripheral region of uncertain extent; a group of things only partially belonging to some central thing." So even as we start, we are already in the shadows.

Much of what occurs seems to have the same sorts of meanings as dreams do

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