This performance can be combined with Monstrare et/ou Monere van Milø Slayers in the frame of the new generation focus programme in STUK Soetezaal at 20:00.
With their new collaborative work Echoic Choir, vocalist Stine Janvin and choreographer Ula Sickle reference elements of rave culture and create an echo chamber that might entangle events abruptly halted by the pandemic. Instead of booming loudspeakers, pure voices – a choir that captures the space. As the group of performers surrounds the audience acoustically, physical distancing rules become artistic parameters, lighting effects act as memory flashes and analogue generated tones transform into sound that vibrates in the ear. A sensuous techno evening as a new kind of collective ritual?
CreditsConcept, composition Stine Janvin | Concept, choreography Ula Sickle | With Michelle Cheung, Roman Ole, Rishin Singh, Annalise van Even, Stine Janvin, Ula Sickle | Libretto, Dramaturgy Persis Bekkering | Costume Wang Consulting | Lights Marcel Weber (MFO), Ofer Smilansky | Sound Olivia Oyama | Graphic design D-E-A-L | Co-production Wiener Festwochen, MUNCH (Oslo), STUK House for Dance, Image and Sound (Leuven), Dampfzentrale Bern | With the support of the Flemish Community, the Flemish Community Commission, DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program | Residencies Kunstenwerkplaats (Brussels), DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program, Dampfzentrale Bern | Executive production, distribution Caravan Production (Brussels)
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