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DisPLACING Future / THE DESERT

Helge Letonja 

What started in the first two dance pieces with the departure out of THE BOG FOREST (2011) and the travelling through the oceanic turbulences of THE DRIFT (2012), now leads to foreign shores: into THE DESERT, the “deserted” space and state of mind in between a cultural “not- anymore” and “not-yet”. Here, the dancers from five different countries combine their extremely heterogenic impulses within the attempt to form fugitive connections, figures, constellations. Permanent transformation is their only constant. Pure physical presence their unique common ground. Bizarre chimeras flash up, musical quotations wander about, gestures meander through bodies, strangeness nests in every movement. Transculturality as a bodily process.
Conception, Choreography: Helge Letonja I Dance: Ibrahima Biaye, Konan Dayot, I-Fen Lin, Virginia Gimeno Folgado, Kossi Sébastien Aholou-Wokawui I Dramaturgy: Anke Euler I Composition/Sound design: Robert Merdzo I Costumes: Katja Fritzsche I Light design: Laurent Schneegans I Video, Livemusic: Christoph Härtel I Voice: Janine Claßen I Production: steptext dance project  I Funded by: Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V. – Three-year concept support from federal funds, Senator for Culture Bremen, Karin and Uwe Hollweg Foundation.
Performance Dates

 

11/12 November 2016
halle tanzbühne berlin
26/27 November 2016
scenario pubblico , Catania

1/2/3 April 2016
Schwankhalle Bremen

15-17 October 2015
Schwankhalle Bremen

20 Jun 2013 (Premiere) / 22 / 23 / 26-29 Jun 2013
Schwankhalle Bremen