Performance archive 2014 Anne Hiekkaranta: Conus Marmoreus!!!
26 pages, 121 frames and 239 movements. Great emotions, treachery, conflict – and a wonderful scenery!
Anne Hiekkaranta's contemporary dance piece Conus Marmoreus!!! is a kinetic journey through the cartoon classic Magica de Spell's Enchanted Sea Snails. What results of a collision of contemporary dance and comic book imagery?
The original comic is a suspense story that centres on the rare conus marmoreus, ‘marbled cones’, and the spirit of the marbled but predatory sea snails is never far in Hiekkaranta's performance! Squeak! Poofff...