Updated: Oct 4, 2018
A short update about all things TKU.
The members of TKU and Nacional Electrónica have discussed a possible thematic focus for our collaboration with, and at the request of, Beatriz Eugenia Vásquez (choreographer, 3-19 Dance Art). We've discussed the concept of what we're calling "invisible peoples", the idea of marginalized and minorities communities that struggle to maintain their cultures, traditions and languages while co-existing beside the majority society--unseen, ignored, not valued, invisible. Yet these communities exist and grow, with communal and individual dreams and achievements. It was an idea that was in our minds during the recording of the music, but we hadn't intended it to inform the choreography. We mostly tried to create music that would provide Beatriz with a variety of tempos, instrumentation and atmospheres--but we are excited to see what she creates with the concept.
We are honored to be working with Beatriz and the dancers of 3-19 Dance Art.