History of the Spine

Created by Masha Zhukova and Nina Kay

History of the Spine is a timeline, an interpretation of the feeling of being part of the inescapable world. It is about timelines within timelines and about a scientists attempt to investigate crosses, parallels, curvy unconsciousness and human determination.

"Building together and alone. Vertebrae hold one. One holds humanity in a world where we are eating, loving, shitting, shopping, clubbing, believing, searching and judging.
Historically seen, who can say no to happiness? Let’s celebrate the human intuition".

Scenografer/director: Nina Kay
Choreographer: Masha Zhukova
Performers: Andrea Pisano, Angela Galmarini, Jasper Koopmans, Sherise Strang, Verena Herterich
Thanks to: Allison Philips, Charlotte Sickler, Irene Schaltegge

Premiere: January 2018

            Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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*Photos by Liza Zhukova Photography
History of the spine trailer

© 2020 by Masha Zhukova