Switzerland 2020-2019. MOPS_DanceSyndrome

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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Gordola. Casa Riposo (Retirement Home) Solarium. MOPS_DanceSyndrome is an independent Swiss artistic, cultural and social organisation operating in the field of contemporary dance and disability. It is composed only of Down dancers. Gaia Mereu (C) is enjoying a slice of chocolate cake after the "Choreus Numinis"  show. She seats on a chair and talks to an elderly old man. Down syndrome (DS or DNS), also known as trisomy 21, is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21 It is usually associated with physical growth delays, mild to moderate intellectual disability, and characteristic facial features. A group of elderly people, all seated in wheelchairs, look at the woman dancing. A retirement home – sometimes called an old people's home or old age home - is a multi-residence housing facility intended for the elderly. Gordola is a municipality in the district of Locarno. 29.11.2019 © 2019 Didier Ruef