Ivo Dimchev in Som Faves

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Ivo Dimchev: Som Faves

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It’s curtains for the hair-do: Ivo Dimchev revives his crazy-cat performance Som Faves
Alexandra Gray
A maniacal movement manifesto upends audience expectations in a one-off performance at London’s Chisenhale Dance Space

 

Ivo Dimchev is talking through gritted teeth,his lips pulled back into a snarl. ‘If you want me to be your mother…’ he repeats, every word somersaulting off his lips. Dressed in shorts and glittering belt, his shirt open to the waist, and with a bad ‘curtains’ hair-do, he looks like a member of a 90s boy band. In fact, singing is predominantly what Dimchev does these days, dirtying-up pop culture with original songs and wryly intelligent, wildly creative music videos,…

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