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Credits
Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa
Requiem for Mirrors and Tigers (2015–2017)
A cycle of six performance and video works

Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa’s cycle of performances, Requiem for Mirrors and Tigers was commissioned and produced as part of Corpus, network for performance practice. Corpus is: Bulegoa z/b, Bilbao; Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius: KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; If I Can’t Dance, Amsterdam; Playground, STUK and M - Museum Leuven; and Tate Modern, London. Corpus is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. 



Illusion of Matter (2015)
Video, 4min 55sec

Performers: Augustine, Harriet, Miley, Nina, Otis, Sonny, Naufus
Props fabrication: Tiffa Canforal

Curators: Catherine Wood, Capucine Perrot, Tate Modern
Production co-ordinator: Judith Bowdler
Production assistance: Roanne Hathaway
Intern: María Montero Sierra

Live streaming: Procam
Camera operator: Gareth Beeson
Production manager: Yolanda Neri
Producer, interactive media: Charmian Griffin
Producer: Sofie Roberts
Executive producer: Hilary Perkins

The work was commissioned by Tate Modern and performed and recorded on 3 December 2015 in their BMW Tate Live: Performance Room.



The Print of Sleep (2016)
Video, 22min 18sec

Performers: Sarah Bungartz, Roni Katz, Adalisa Menghini, Nasheeka Nedsreal Netter, Lukas Olfe, André Pires Sequeira de Abreu, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Lia Ur, Martin Weller
Camera and editor: Robert Beske, Shrine Production
Producers: Frédérique Bergholtz, Susan Gibb, If I Can’t Dance

Performances

If I Can’t Dance, Amsterdam

Performers: Peter Baeyens, Andre van Bergen, Tara van Bergen, Ivan Cheng, Yael Davids, Laima Jaunzema, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Rik Schamlé, Joy M. Smith, Maya Tamir
Curators/Producers: Frederique Bergholtz, Susan Gibb, If I Can’t Dance
Technical assistance: André van Bergen, Miguel Rodriguez, Hans Schamlé, Ingeborg Slaats, Adam Ulbert

KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Performers: Sarah Bungartz, Roni Katz, Adalisa Menghini, Nasheeka Nedsreal Netter, Lukas Olfe, André Pires Sequeira de Abreu, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Martin Weller, Lia Ur
Curators: Catherine Wood, Adela Yawitz

Commissioned by If I Can’t Dance, Amsterdam and first performed on 24 January 2016 as part of the Introductory Event to VI (2015–2016), Event and Duration. The work was subsequently presented and recorded on 30 April 2016 as part of Sunrise Sunset at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin.



Life in His Mouth, Death Cradles Her Arm (2016)
Video, 8min 51sec

Performer: Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa
Camera: Amenotep Córdova, José Miguel Orozco
Editor: Robert Beske, Shrine Production

Commissioned by If I Can’t Dance, Amsterdam and first presented on 24 January 2016 as part of the Introductory Event to VI (2015–2016), Event and Duration.



Mimesis of Mimesis (2016)
Video, 5min 30sec

Performer: Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa
Camera and Editor: Robert Beske, Shrine Production
Curators: Frédérique Bergholtz, Susan Gibb, If I Can’t Dance
Production manager: Lot Meijers
Production assistance: Annick Kleizen, Hans Schamlé, Giulia Tognon
Technical assistance: Miguel Rodriguez, Ingeborg Slaats

Commissioned by If I Can’t Dance, Amsterdam and first performed and recorded on 24 November 2016 at the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam as part of the Finale to VI (2015–2016), Event and Duration.



Linnæus in Tenebris (2017)
Video, 18min 40sec

Performers: Wingston González, Juan Maldonado
Text: Wingston González
Seamstress: Alice Lespiau
Camera and Editor: Robert Beske, Shrine Production
Curator: Alice Motard, CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux

Commissioned by CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux and first performed on 18 and 20 May 2017 within an installation by the artist in the nave of CAPC.



Fino Fantasma (2017)
Video, 8min 23sec

Performers: Ricardo Januário, Natália Mendonça, Martha Kiss Perrone, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa
Camera: Temra Pavlovic
Editing: Robert Beske, Shrine Production
Curators: Frédérique Bergholtz, Susan Gibb, If I Can’t Dance
Production manager: Lot Meijers

Commissioned by If I Can’t Dance, Amsterdam and first performed and recorded on 12 July at Casa do Povo, São Paulo as part of the Brazilian tour of VI (2015–2016), Event and Duration.