Jerusalem post write on memo - "take a memo"
Interview, Russian TV, Siberia
Nov' 30th 2015 | Zvi Goren ," Habma"
"…Grigorio's new creation takes the audience on a journey of personal memory that is jarring and relevant… she not only shows the best of her abilities as a performer but also challenges the audience to be actively involved… In its basis the piece is very personal and lays on Grigorio's memory personal history which here it is – her body… The movement is itself fascinating, and she knows how to combine complex aspects of the female gender… with simple words or precise movement that build on the principles of PURE DANCE, she is a caged woman beautiful in her feminine body as a wounded animal and somehow with her continuing smile amongst the distress she is optimistic …This is not a piece about the enjoyment of dance, this is a DEEP MUTUAL OBSERVATION OF THE PERFORMER AND HER AUDIENCE… When one of the audience put the wooden tulip flowers on her, the piece become a lamentation on her, on me, and on all this country that its blood is coming out from its veins and staining its citizens …And so, one dancer, one woman, creator, dares to look inside to her inner world and pull out our world. That is the jarring MEMO of Anat Grigorio..."
Nov' 29th 2015 | Ora Brafman " Dancetalk"
"… This work of Grigorio MEMO raised thoughts in different directions and brought to mind a few other artists who worked in different arenas, and all of them with severe tactile sensitivities. Grigorio, like Marina Abramovich, provided voluntarily the bleeding heart of the work, the opportunity to examine relations between artist and viewer and the potential limits for violence that exist in this freedom… Grigorio was not a factor of innocence; she is a very strong dancer, flexible and free, and uses her sexuality as one component of her art. Grigorio takes it as a research challenge, and according to her wonderful smile, her decision was not difficult… There were successful compositions on paper, some briefly, some of them in their prime, so that Jackson Pollack would trust his hand on it… It was an interesting work, excellent performing that succeeded in taking a complex issue and dealing with its multiple layers..."