2016 January 09 10 | 19.00
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Can stereotypes become means of empowerment? Olivia Hyunsin Kim questions the exotification of "the other" within the international dance scene.
Let's talk about Dance
Duration ca. 60 min CHOREOGRAphy, PERFORMANCE Olivia Hyunsin Kim SOUND, PERFORMANCE Baly Nguyen CHOREOGRAPHIC ASSISTANCE Ricarda Sowa costumes Kristin Gerwien LIght design, stage design Lea Schneidermann DRAMATURGy Wicki Bernhardt
The first part of the project was funded by the Mayor of Berlin, Hessische Theaterakademie and Gießener Hochschulgesellschaft. In coproduction with Künstlerhaus Mousonturm and with friendly support of Tanzfabrik Berlin and ada Studio.
Foto © Moo Sang Kim
OLIVIA HYUNSIN KIM graduated with distinction from the Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaft Gießen and the HfMDK Frankfurt with a master's degree in choreography and performance. As ddanddarakim she collaborates with various artists. Her MeMe series she came, she saw, she said:meme (part 1), MeMe - I see. Ah! (Part 2) and Miss Yellow and Me - I wanna be a musical (Part 3) toured internationally and dealt with exoticism in relation to non-white, "other" bodies. At Sophiensæle she showed most recently her performance Yellow Banana (2019). She has received scholarships from the DAAD, the Berlin Senate, the Rebecca Skelton Fund, Erasmus and the Seoul National University.