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Angela Alves: NO LIMIT

JUNE 16 17 18 | 8 PM

It's show time! In the remote performance NO LIMIT, audience and performers will meet in a webinar format to take a closer look at the concept of norm: To which norm do we actually want to return after this "exceptional situation"? And do we want to continue glorifying strategies of self-exploitation in the norm of the future?

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NetzKantine: Kieze gegen rechts

MAY 04 05 06 07 08

Part of the DAYS OF SHINING ACTION is an online edition of our regular series KiezKantine. Under the motto Kieze gegen rechts, from May 04 - 08, we will stream five interviews right into your home. The Podcast presents five projects and initiatives from Berlin that are actively engaged in civil society and show how to stand up against discrimination and for an open society on a small scale.

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Angela Alves NO LIMIT

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June 16 17 18 | 20.00 Remote-Performance

It's show time! In the remote performance NO LIMIT, audience and performers will meet in a webinar format to take a closer look at the concept of norm: To which norm do we actually want to return after this "exceptional situation"? And do we want to continue glorifying strategies of self-exploitation in the norm of the future?

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Johannes Müller / Philine Rinnert Im Weissen Rössl am Central Park
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June 19 20 21 Audioplay
Website | Free Entrance

Müller/Rinnert merge the music of the revue Im Weißen Rössl with a New York expat-adaptation by Jimmy Berg: An audio play about Jewish-German refugee experience, lost entertainment history and the dazzling (re)discovery of Heimat.

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Angela Alves: NO LIMIT

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JUNE 16 17 18 | 8 PM

It's show time! In the remote performance NO LIMIT, audience and performers will meet in a webinar format to take a closer look at the concept of norm: To which norm do we actually want to return after this "exceptional situation"? And do we want to continue glorifying strategies of self-exploitation in the norm of the future?

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          Zwoisy Mears-Clarke Worn and Felt

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          © Zwoisy Mears-Clarke

          Dance

          2019 May 23 24 25 26 | 18.30
          2019 May 23 24 25 26 | 21.30
          Hochzeitssaal

          Deutsch + Englisch

          *INTERAKTIV*

          A non-visual dance piece about racism, resilience and community building.

          Racism affects everyone, no matter if you are doing, ignoring, avoiding, not recognizing, or experiencing discriminatory events. Worn and Felt is a non-visual dance piece that gives space to the emotional implications of this fact. Through direct physical contact with five dancers, the audience is invited to expose themselves to feelings of shame, fear, and anger. As has been recorded by May Ayim, Audre Lorde, Katharina Oguntoye, and Dr. Amma Yeboah, black people are taught, or rather must learn, to deal with rejection in order to exist. By following this model of black feminist theory, diving deeply into this emotional landscape becomes a departure point to arrive at (re-)empowerment, building community, and gathering energy for activism. Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge. ... We must examine them for new ways of understanding our experiences. This is how new visions begin. (Audre Lorde)

          MAY 23 24 25 26 | ARTIST TALK AFTER EACH SHOW

          Pick-up service + ACcessSIBILITY
          If required, we offer in cooperation with Berlin für Blinde/Förderband e.V. a pick-up service for blind and visually impaired people from the nearby S-Bahn and subway stations Hackescher Markt and Weinmeisterstraße. To use the pick-up service, please contact us 48 hours before the performance at the latest. The performance takes place in complete darkness and is aimed at people with and without visual impairment. Attendance requires the ability to stand for at least 30 minutes without any aids such as walkers, wheelchairs, canes, and crutches.
          For further information and registration please contact us at: 030 - 27 89 00 34.

          Zwoisy Mears-Clarke is a choreographer of the encounter. His personal immigration background –  from Jamaica to the U.S. and then to Germany – sensitized him to the many social structures that fracture and alienate people from one another. Zwoisy uses the expanded potentiality of the choreographic space to confront the forms of oppression that sabotage human interaction both structurally and interpersonally. Through dance, he desires to open encounters that might otherwise seem closed. His development as an artist has been guided largely by Mary Cochran, Anna Mülter, Gabi Beier, and Rike Flämig.

          Concept, Choreography Zwoisy Mears-Clarke Choreographic Assistance Louise Trueheart Performance Sarra Bouars, Ebony Rose Dark, Nasheeka Nedsreal, Sophia Neises, Jenny Ocampo DRAMATURGY Birgit Jahn, Donna Trattler, Gerald Pirner, Mustafa Alizadeh, Michaela Orizu Costume Design ka:oz mode Stage Design Anna Hentschel Light Design Emese Csornai COMMUNITY ORGANIZER, OUTSIDE EYE Natalia Torales breath and voice coaching Alessio Castellacci Production Management ehrliche Arbeit production assistance Falk Grever

          A production by Zwoisy Mears-Clarke in coproduction with SOPHIENSÆLE and Mickel Smithen. Funded by the Capital Cultural Fund. Supported by Inter Arts Center. Media partner: taz. die tageszeitung

          Grafik © Zwoisy Mears-Clarke