Vanessa Stern Sleeping Duties
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April 20 | 18.00
April 21-30
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Online | Solidarische Preisstufen 5/10/15/20/25 Euro Tickets

Railroadmovie meets Kammerspiel: The theater film by Vanessa Stern can be seen again on

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Lea Sherin Kübler + Soraya Reichl & Ensemble Remember Now!
May 07 08 09 | 14.00
May 07 08 09 | 17.00
Start im Hof der Sophiensaele | Tickets 5€

Who do we want to remember and in what ways can we do so? Remember Now! invites you to a performative and interactive audio walk in Berlin's urban space and takes a critical look at Berlin's places of remembrance. In dynamic scene collages, the audience experiences history(s) from a perspective of resistance.

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          Colette Sadler Learning from the Future

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          Tanz / Performance

          2017 June 30 | 20.00
          2017 July 01 | 20.00

          Suitable for English Speakers

          An imaginary future, in which the purposes and necessity of the human body are put into question, creates the departure point for Colette Sadler's new work. Learning from the Future operates within a science-fiction-like setting inhabited by BODY A. This futuristic body is regarded ambiguously as being "alive", but also as a highly sophisticated machine which possesses no self-awareness and cannot distinguish between inner-intention and external impulses.

          The fictionality of BODY A is taken as a poetic means to speculate on an inconceivable reality where ever accelerating flows of information and encoded data could dictate the manner in which bodies move and function. Such a condition subverts the idea of self-agency. The performer's body in this piece is taken as a mere container - a channel. It can be filled and emptied. It allows information to pass through it.

          Learning from the Future wishes to reflect on the replacement of the living body with the properties of the inanimate as well as with the virtuality of its post-human representation. The choreography uses movement to amplify the primitive power of bodies against the background of their dematerialization and disappearance.

          CHOREOGRAPHY Colette Sadler PERFORMANCE Leah Marojevic MUSIC Brendan Dougherty LIGHT Samuli Laine VIDEO Mikko Gaestel OBJECT Mathis Burandt / neue tische COSTUME Eyal Meistel DRAMATURGY Assaf Hochman PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Mira Moschallski

          A production by Colette Sadler / Stammer Production and Dance4 / Arts Council of England. Funded by Creative Scotland. Supported by residencies at TanzHaus Zürich and Bora-Bora Aarhus. Media partner: taz. die tageszeitung

          Photo © Mikko Gaestel