About the Artist
Lucio Vidal is a multidisciplinary artist from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who has made a name for himself in the world of dance and performance art.
Lucio began his career as a dancer, working for some of the best dance companies in the world, including the Teatro General San Martin (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Sāo Paulo Companhia de dança (São Paulo, Brazil), Compañía Nacional de Danza (Madrid, Spain) and Staatsballett Berlin ( Berlin, Germany). His exceptional talent and unique style caught the attention of many renowned choreographers, and he had the opportunity to work with the likes of Nacho Duato, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin among others.
After spending almost half of his life working for these institutions, Lucio decided to pursue his own artistic vision and became a freelance artist. He began creating his own performances, which incorporated his various talents and passions, such as singing, acting, and sewing. His works were highly praised for their innovative and thought-provoking nature, and he soon created his unique style. Expanding his art from the traditional theaters, alternative spaces and the nightlife scene.
One of Lucio's most recent and ambitious projects is called "Fetish Ballerina," which explores the complex relationship between masculinity and femininity through the lens of a ballerina who dances in fetish heels. The character he has created is a powerful one, which connects many different worlds that are a part of Lucio's life, including dance, fashion, and gender politics.
Through his work, Lucio seeks to challenge and subvert traditional gender roles, and to question the ways in which we understand and perform gender in our society. His performances are often provocative and controversial, but always deeply thoughtful and meaningful, and have earned him a reputation as one of the most exciting and innovative artists working today.
The "Fetish Ballerina Project" is a thought-provoking and visually stunning performance art project that involves a dancer wearing a tutu and fetish heels while performing in public spaces, with the aim to develop a theatre piece. This unique combination of ballet dance-wear and fetish heels creates an intriguing visual that challenges societal norms and expectations.
Fetish Ballerina explores the themes as masculinity and femininity in both the dance community and wider society. At its core, the project seeks to challenge traditional gender norms and stereotypes through the power of movement and expression.