Working with voice, sound, objects, installation, visual arts and video, Clément Layes continuously expands the possibilities of choreographic language. In the third part of his series on rhythmic processes ONON, he questions fundamental mechanisms of today's pressure to perform, bringing together repetition and unscheduled things.
The Tanzscout-introduction uses practice material from the rehearsal process: The participants invent and stage tricky situations and work with the principles of minimal music such as loops or accumulation and decomposition of gestures, sounds and rhythms. Ideas and inspirations from the multi-rhythmic machine in the piece - our life's symbol in the continuous "on" of a permanent activity - are imagined in dialogical settings, and it is reflected on (personal) ways out and moments of freedom from this hustle and bustle.
Previous dancing experience is not necessary. Please bring comfortable clothes and something to drink.
Sasha Amaya brings baroque dances into the present and investigates their similarities with contemporary dance // Tricks for Gold (T4$) is a cynical fairy tale about the commodification of the female body in times of late capitalism.
The relaunched newcomer platform Freischwimmen meets the sequel to The Future is F*e*m*a*l*e*: Alongside international feminist guest performances the Freischwimmer*innen offer ten days packed with queerfeminism – cross-generational and suitable for everyday use! With performances, dance and lectures the festival presents queerfeminist strategies for a non-binary and intersectionally feminist future.
Every year in January, Tanztage Berlin provide a platform for the city's emerging choreographers. In the 29th edition, queer-feminist and postcolonial perspectives intertwine to form a complex reflection on today.