For it to End (Perf. Soo-Hyun Hwang, Sound M. Lutz) and Long Walk (Perf. Patrick Lartey, Sound M. Lutz) at the Interchange Festivalin Sydney (AU).
The Interchange festival brings together short dance works, a forum and the sharing of new ideas by over 20 national and international choreographers and interdisciplinary artists. Interchange Festival will take place on 13-15 November at our home at the Drill, 1C New Beach Rd, Rushcutters Bay.
ORFEO – EINE MUSIKTHEATER-PERFORMANCE NACH CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI
Marielle Sterra und glanz&krawall zeigen Monteverdis frühe Oper (1607) an verschiedenen Orten im historischen Gebäude der Alten Nervenklinik der Charité. Unweit des Berliner Hauptbahnhofs befindet sich dieser blinde Fleck einer rational durchgeplanten Gesellschaft. ENTWEDER WIR BLEIBEN IM IRRENHAUS ODER DIE WELT WIRD EINS, steht dort auf einem Gemälde eines Patienten. Wolfgang Herrndorf, selbst Patient, schreibt 2010 in seinem Blog: „Einer geht immer auf und ab. Das ist der Traurigste.“ Eine Beschreibung, die auch auf Orfeo passt: Er gibt sich ganz seinem Verlust hin und überschreitet so die Schwellen der Realität. Was liegt dahinter? Weiterlesen →
~ this is my rite ~
while sorrow shines light, all sincerity breathes bravery, every fall becomes flight, and love endures life
Dance artist and choreographer Charlotte Jarvis performs this is my rite, a unique form of poetic dance drama, directed by David W W Johnstone. This courageous artist explores the seasons and emotional landscapes of human life.
Ten choreographers – Avantika Bahl (Mumbai, India), Charlotte Jarvis (Edinburgh, Scotland), Diya Naidu (Bangalore, India), Hemabharathy Palani (Bangalore, India), Mehneer Sudan (Mumbai, India), Patrick Lucky Lartey, Pradeep Gunarathna (Hidderalalage, Sri Lanka), Prasanna Saikia (Kolkata, India), Soo-Hyun Hwang (Seoul, Korea), and Woo-Jung Kim (Seoul, Korea) – have resided in Bangalore since January 5 in this choreography residency organised by Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts. These choreographers will be mentored by an international panel of specialists – choreographer Philippe Saire (Switzerland), mix media artist and light designer Margie Medlin (Australia), musician-composer and sound artist Martin Lutz (Germany), playwright and director Neel Chaudhuri (India), musician-composer, sound designer and singer Samar Grewal (India) light designer Jonathan Roberts (United Kingdom) and choreographer Jayachandran Palazhy (India) – in areas of dramaturgy and a range of scenography aspects. The resulting original works by the ten choreographers will be premiered at the Biennial.
To track the process and progress at the residency, log on to facetsresidency.tumblr.com.
“Fake – the real deal” is an installative work that explores near future speculations in a dark room. The senses are orchestrated and manipulated, while temptations open options. The performers are voices, mostly without bodies that discuss the hot topic of the dance of the future, from their own perspective in the near future. Partly computer-generated voices, partly organic, or mostly organic and partly artificial, or fully organic and fully artificial, are the different levels of hybridisation in this cast. The voice of the elevator and Siri are trying to predict the future of dance, while some of the other voices are attached to body parts that used to dance and are still talking about their experience. The arrangement of words and sounds will compose a score of pleasure. Orgasmic voices and organic noises will be the texture of the dance. What will be visible is a matter of perspective.
Concept and text: Sergiu Matis. Performance: Celine Cartillier, Sergiu Matis, Luis Rodriguez, Maria Walser. Sound: Kyan Bayani, Martin Lutz
Keep it Real – TanzPerformance von Sergiu Matis (RO/DE)
Uferstudios Berlin (Studio 14)
12. u. 13. Dez. 2013 (21 Uhr)
Mit: Maria Walser, Corey Scott-Gilbert, Sergiu Matiș
Dramaturgie: Mila Pavicevic
Sound/Musik: Kyan Bayani, Martin Lutz
Produziert von: HZT/UDK Berlin, MA SoDA & Uferstudios Berlin.
“Keep it real” is danced by cyborgs, zombies, alienated and animated bodies. These queer bodies are brought into the field of visible, exposing perverted dynamics of the capitalist machinery and questioning what is to be considered as political action.
“When I’m wearing my costume to a protest I wonder if it’s not gonna be it that will start suffocating me… Are my Adidas shoes going to walk me into trouble?”