Carlos Marques da Cruz
Carlos Marques da Cruz works between dance, theater, film and art. He collaborated with Jim Hodges and Damien Jalet on Thr(o)ugh, for the Darmstadt Staatstheater in 2016 and Tarantiseismic, for the National Youth Dance Company at Sadler Wells, London in 2017. Carlos created set pieces and props in addition to performing in Robert Wilson productions: White Raven, an opera by Philip Glass; Hamlet, a monologue based on the play by William Shakespeare, music by Hans Peter Kuhn; T.S.E. “come in under the shadow of this red rock”, an adaptation from a text of T. S. Eliot and other authors, music by Phillip Glass. He also worked on the installation Memory/Loss, which was awarded the Golden Lion for sculpture by the XLV Biennale di Venezia.
As filmmaker, Carlos Marques da Cruz co-directed the film Untitled with Jim Hodges and Encke King, which was distributed by Visual AIDS for the 2011 World AIDS day. He directed the short films: Errant (K)night, co-directed with Emanuela Not, Lovepuzzle, Thr(o)ugh and I dreamed a world and called it Love (Five Songs).