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With tricking, hand-to-hand, free running, dancing, juggling, tumbling, aerial hoop, cyr wheel, banquine, breakdancing, hand balancing, trampoline and more we transformed this desolate yet decadent space into a thriving hub of movement and creativity.
Previously: Angelica Bongiovonni rides a Cyr wheel, juggler Yanazo wins the JJF2012 first prize, Selyna Bogino juggles basketballs with her feet while upside down (yes, it’s true), and 13 dogs skip rope (yes, seriously).
via The Awesomer.
Circus performer Angelica Bongiovonni rides a Cyr wheel in Cirque Éloize. According to their site, Bongiovonni is one of around 100 acrobats that practice the Cyr wheel in circuses, street performances, and performing art schools around the world. Regarding her first attempt at riding, she explains:
It really wasn’t fun. [laughs] It’s kind of like learning how to walk again or ride a bike. It’s a really weird feeling and I just fell all the time. I had so many bruised hips and knees. I’d lose control of the wheel and almost hurt people in the studio. I actually hit myself in the face and got a huge busted lip… It takes hour and hours of practice…
With LEDs, lasers, a “light bow” and special lighting surrounding her, violonist Janine Jansen plays Violin Concerto in A Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. Video by London’s DBLG, who used the lighting techniques to visualize the passion and energy of Jansen’s performance.
There are more mimed performances and more classic physical comedy videos in the archives, including Lucy, Ethel, and that conveyor belt of chocolates, and Chico Marx playing the piano (with an apple).
via Sweet Juniper.