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'In early July, I made a film in my studio of four fantastic dancers performing a choreography that I developed with them on site. For this work, we invited the dancers to come and play around with physically interpreting the question: what does it mean to actually dance light? How does one physically express energy? The idea of physical energy or of physical power (and of course dancers typically have great physical power, not just in terms of strength, but in terms of presence), this idea of suggesting that having access to power also means having power yourself – there’s something in this that I like because it’s about the body. Since everyone has a body, it doesn’t make a difference whether you have electricity or not for how you feel when you dance; it’s something that speaks to everybody. You can dance and express your power by physically moving, by dancing it. You can perform power physically.

So with these four dancers we were in fact trying to dance the felt feeling of being a power station, a physical power station. Your personal power station is not just Little Sun. It’s also the power with which you can shape your life.'
(Olafur Eliasson for Tate Blogs, web, 2012)

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