May 22, 2015 / / dance/movement

Isabelle Schad’s ‘Collective Jumps’ is an ambitious dance piece offering refreshingly unexpected views. But after its premiere last November I was hesitant to write about it as I could not come to terms with some ambiguous impressions gained. Parts of…

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May 9, 2015 / / dance/movement
April 18, 2015 / / art
March 11, 2015 / / dance/movement

“Keep It Real is shameless and straightforwardly queer. A post-feminist influenza, highly contagious that can cause enjoyment. The protagonist cyborg-bitches tease the thin border between fiction and reality, and their bitch magic goes overboard contaminating everything around them. Zombies and…

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February 20, 2015 / / art
December 7, 2014 / / dance/movement
June 3, 2014 / / dance/movement

CocoonDance ‘Pieces of Me’ dissolves the fixed stage as well as linear narration. Concepts like these certainly attract my attention, nevertheless I am also aware that such an experiment might not necessarily lead to an immersing experience of now here,…

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March 6, 2014 / / dance/movement

The titel Tauberbach of one of the latest pieces of Les Ballets C de la B and Alain Platel, if translatable at all might be read as deafbach, which includes this misspelling of putting two words (deaf +Bach) together, which…

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November 20, 2013 / / art

The entrance piece to the recent conference ‘Tanz über Gräben’ at the Radialsystem V was for me certainly L. Chétouane’s choreography of ‘Sacré Sacre du Printemps’ and its re-staging at the HAU in this context. It was now shown in…

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November 4, 2013 / / communication
October 9, 2013 / / dance/movement

Constanza Macras’ piece Distortion is a first time cooperation with the HipHop Academy Hamburg. The break- and street dancers meet the live musicians from the company of DorkyPark in a choreography that diffracts breakdance and hip-hop moves with keywords from…


September 12, 2013 / / dance/movement
June 11, 2013 / / dance/movement

Faustin Linyekula & CCN-Ballet de Lorraine La Création du monde 1923 – 2012 Recreation of the choreography of 1923: Millicent Hodson & Kenneth Archer see an excerpt here at youtube Body politics is of great concern these days, and here in the…

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December 19, 2012 / / art

Andrea Bozic, After Trio A / video link via   “After Trio A is not a re-staging of Trio A but a dialogue with it.” says the choreographer Andrea Bozic and to emphasize it, she replies to Yvonne Rainer’s…

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