What kind of choreography arises in the proximity of borders? Talos is a mythical bronze giant whose role was to protect Europa (mother of King Minos) in Crete from pirates and invaders. But Talos was also a research project funded by the EU to develop robots in order to guard Europe’s borders.
The brand new DANCE ON ENSEMBLE invites internationally renowned choreographers to get to grips with the experience, charisma and dramatic power of top dancers from the past.
For Playground, Agnès Geoffray presents two works. In the video Sutures, photos follow and flow into one another, vying for attention to challenge our gaze.
Fierce trees, prickly bushes, mini mountains and rideable deers ... Visual artist Chantal de Wolde invictes young and old to get lost in her wonderfully colourful deer forest.
We define our bodies by their physical limits. But we rarely stop to ask why this is. Ian Kaler aims to broaden our understanding of physicality through his artistic confrontation with social norms and power relations.
Six performers enter a dark room. They seem familiar. Yet there is something unusual in their appearance. The have disappeared into oblivion, but are longing for contact.
Magnificent, skillful and peaceful.
The performance is a remarkable and sublime meditative experience.
We are remixers. We are thieves.
And then there’s natural selection.
We pick up where the last human has left it.
We are in the business of making it our own.
We are repectable thieves.
A pathologist examines the body of a woman whose own organs demonstrate their confusion and misunderstanding of her suicide.
In this choreographic installation, black industrial materials and a human figure continually transform, though sometimes almost imperceptibly, while they influence one another.
How can movement be turned into a language?
Rather than witnessing a concert, the audience become part of a ritual for a purpose unknown to them, but seemingly of upmost importance to the party in question. In THE OTHEROOM everything is in motion. The musicians are not bound to a particular space.