NEAR & FAR
Synergetic. Cerebral. Transparent.
synergetic: interaction of elements when combined produce a total effect greater than the sum of the individual
cerebral: intellectual concepts, process/ research, active pursuit of a task/ concept
transparent: to the point, the way it is, human body for the human body, not sugar coated
NEAR&FAR Projects (NFP) was founded in Fall of 2016 by artistic directors Tavia Christina and Rachel Facchini. The two had one goal in mind, to develop a creative outlet that would represent who the two are as artists, performers and individuals. The synergetic partnership is joined by the shared passion of unconventional performance and the intersection of philosophical ideas and movement. Tavia and Rachel are inspired by the human body and its natural state of being, allowing them to put forth dance that is true to human nature and its purity; through the lens of dense and complex philosophical ideas.
Some of NFP's credits include: Long Winter Toronto - Irritation Cycle - Dec 2016, covered & coated - Feb 2018, Ryerson University’s - Kaleidoscope Launch Party – March 2018, New blue Dance Festival – This is Where it Starts – June 2018, NFP Art Party – In A Loop – Feb 2018. Annual Web Series including short films, Cutting Glue, oh, my god! and, washed up/carried away. In January 2017, NFP produced an informal showing, A Timely Paradox, including two new works with dancers and actors; Kunzite and Two Truths and a Lie. NFP has collaborated with London, UK based dance artist, Ellen Gordon of Torgan Dance Co., to develop a new solo work Reaching Restrictions, which premiered in December 2017, in London UK.