Premiere May 23rd 2008
Choreography: Ina Christel Johannessen
Original music: Kira Kira, Hildur Ingveldardóttir Guðnadóttir, Dirk Desselhaus
Costumes and set design: graa hverdag AS / Kristin Torp
Light design: Kyrre Heldal Karlsen
Sound design: Morten Cranner
Musician: Hildur Ingveldardóttir Guðnadóttir
Two of the Scandinavia´s most prominent dance companies, Iceland Dance Company and Carte Blanche from Bergen, joined forces and staged a grand production in co-operation with the Reykjavik Arts Festival and the Bergen International Festival.
“Ambra leads our thoughts towards the universal aspect of being stranded in a wider sense; In spite of whales impressive physique or in the human case an intellectual force, we both are vulnerable and not at all invincible.
Could the blue whale´s declining situation be an omen, remidning us humans of the huge environmental challenges we face and that are caused by our own actions?”