forest - basoa -, which hides, which covers. Magical or terrifying place. Like the forest that he wanted to cover up and make us forget a moment in history full of tragic references. A refugee camp, a concentration camp... Gurs, an place where hundreds of people gathered and died. A place close to us geographically and not so far away in history.
Gurs serves as a starting point for a reflection on the same situation suffered today by thousands of refugees who flee their lands because of wars and poverty. Gurs is the bridge that unites past and present. Josu Mujika (choreographer) and Iñaki Salvador (composer) walked this path together to create this exciting piece, to tell the drama of refugees and their relationship with art and culture.
Xabier Sukia (writer) brought his texts to accompany the choreography, dressing it up and filling it with beauty. Why, until when, why...?
Show within the programme of the Escena Norte 2020 cycle