In the coming weeks more performance for I Like To Watch Too 2013 will be announced.
Virtuality as a playground for self presentation: Fabien Prioville is fascinated by the influence of new technology on the way we are communicating. For his new piece he was inspired by the video chatroom chatroulette.com where users present their ideas in totally random encounters. In collaboration with dancer Pascal Merighi (Tanztheater Wuppertal) Fabien invites people on facebook to come and join the performance via skype. They were asked to share their music, their movement, their opinion or their kitchen-view and co-create the piece by taking part in the first digitally extended live performance.
A production by Fabien Prioville Dance Company in coproduction with Tanzhaus NRW. Supported by the Ministry for Family, Children, Youths, Culture and Sports of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, the Office for Cultural Affairs of the State Capital of Düsseldorf, the Office for Cultural Affairs of the City of Wuppertal and the Stiftung van Meeteren.
Concept: Fabien Prioville | Choreography and dance: Fabien Prioville and Pascal Merighi | Dramaturgy: Jurga Imbrasaite | Light design: Michael Götz | Communication: Alexandra Schmidt
.whatdowefinallyshare. by Brazilian choreographer Fernando Belfiore is a humorous and intense performance, a journey of re-self-discovery, where movement is used to explore our identities, rigidities and desires. The performance investigates materiality, artificiality and sensorial experiences. It is focused on the relation between the performers being affected by the materiality and the bodily experience of the audience. Belfiore creates strong images that linger. With his choice of music and movements he knows how to steer the emotions, looking for the extremes: strangeness, discomfort, irritation, and intimacy.
Concept and choreography: Fernando Belfiore | Creation and performance: Andrius Mulokas, Valentina Parlato and Fernando Belfiore | Dramaturgical advice: Katarina Bakatsaki and Suzy Blok | Fotography: Diana Blok and Thomas Lenden | Production: Dansmakers
“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. The hands can’t hit what the eyes can’t see.”
- Muhammad Ali
A hypnotic wave of voice and sound by Lenka Dusilová and explosive power dance by Markéta Vacovská converge in a single moment in the boxing ring. This new multi-genre project by the Czech ensemble Spitfire Company deals with the themes of fighting, exhaustion, the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease, and collapse. Dedicated to Muhammad Ali and all the fighters around us.
Concept and direction: Petr Boháč | Choreography and dance: Markéta Vacovská | Music and vocals: Lenka Dusilová | Scenography: Petr Boháč, Jeník Bubal | Light design: Martin Špetlík | Producers: Aneta Kafková, Jeník Bubal | Production: Studio Damúza o.s., Bezhlaví o.s. | Co-production: UFFO – SCT, Experimental Venue Roxy / NoD | Supported by: UFFO – SCT, City of Prague, Czech Ministry of Culture, State Fund of Culture, Music Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Artist´s Life Foundation
Product designer Imme van der Haak printed photos of the human body onto translucent silk, which created the possibility to alter the human form. In the performance the moving body manipulates the fabric so the body and the silk become one, distorting our perception or revealing a completely new physical form. The movement then brings this to life. Different body’s, ages, generations and identities can be physically layered, resulting in an unclear image that intrigues, astonishes or sometimes even disturbs.
In Dance of the Magnetic Ballerina intense movement sequences fuse with a collage of sound and a unique, interactive lighting design to relate a personal testimony of a obstinate obsession with movement, at times irritating and at times vulnerable. British dancer and choreographer of Czech origin Andrea Miltnerová hardly moves from the spot and yet she evokes an uplifting experience from the perfection of her movements. The obsessive discipline and symmetry result in a ravishingly beautiful and thrilling self destruction through movement.
Concept, choreography, performer: Andrea Miltnerová | Sound and light design: Jan Komárek
‘Mathematics of Enclosure’ is a performance by Italian dancer Federica Dauri and is inspired by Dutch sculptor Egon Schrama’s work ‘the cage’. The performance deals with the theme of freedom and explores the confrontation between the fragility of flesh and the power of iron.
The body in his primordial honesty relates to cold matter like an animal with the surrounding space, with the cage, with his condition. The performance is a scream against the mandatory freedom and surrender to uniformity, to obeisance, to thinking and behaving in conformity with the system and its needs.
Performer : Federica Dauri | Sculptor: Egon Schrama | Artistic advisor: Stefano Taiuti | Music: Stan Verbekt
A one-word name for the United States of America, which does not have the ambiguity of “America”.
The starting point for this piece is the movie ‘Fargo’ (1996) by the Coen Brothers. The movie portraits in a brutal and darkly funny way the United States of America. Even though the movie takes place in Minnesota and North Dakota, we can say that it doesn’t aim to portrait these two specific locations but, in a broader perspective, it portraits America. We’ve never been to America, but America is in us, everyday. Working with an exaggerated and sculptural body, we are ‘channelling’ America. Presently Portuguese choreographer Clara Amaral is graduating from SNDO, School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam.
Commandant: Clara Amaral | Lunar Module Androids: Jeroen Bakker and Burkhard Körner | Earth connection/advisor: Bruno Listopad | Voice advice: Angelo Custódio | Make up concept: Alexandra Feo