Hermann Heisig is currently the most colorful bird in the Berlin dance scene.
In Next to Near, together with May Zarhy (IL/DE), he deals with intimacy and distance in times of videotelephony and low cost airlines: We feel connected with people far away buy yet simultaneously distance ourselves from our immediate surroundings. Do we need proximity to feel intimacy? A choreography about the growing absurdity of our relation towards proximity and distance.
CONCEPT, CHOREOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE Hermann Heisig, May Zarhy COMPOSITION MUSIC. OUTSIDE EYE Tian Rotteveel FLUTE Rowan Hamwood DOUBLE BASS Giuseppe Bottiglieri LIGHT DESIGN Sandra Blatterer COSTUME, STAGE Lea Søvsø, Marie Gerstenberger CUBE lost & found Aarhus DICES Amir Weiser TECHNICAL DIRECTION Fabian Bleisch PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Susanne Ogan, Johanna Milz (MAMAZA)
Produced by Hermann Heisig and MAMAZA in co-production with Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt and SOPHIENSÆLE. Supported by Schaubühne Lindenfels Leipzig and Kelim Choreography Center Bat Yam/ Israel. Funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe, the Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen and by the city Frankfurt. Media partner: taz. die tageszeitung
photo © Tamar Lamm