I Ching or Book of Changes, the oldest of the Chinese classics, an ancient text of divination and a foundation and inspiration for so many works of modern dance, is here transfigured into an impression of swoops and curves, black calligraphic lines on a turning white page, bright, white flecks of light. „154“ weiterlesen
Doors swing of their own volition, cloths unaccountably fly through the air, hands slip through the slimmest of cracks; bodies freeze mid-air, repeating, rewinding, recoiling; a dream that fell and cracked its head. Remarkable are the acrobatics; remarkable too „153“ weiterlesen
One act, four characters, one problem: the issue is indistinct but serious, and, as with such problems, someone is sent down from upstairs, on the record/off the record.
We are all familiar with dark ambiguities „152“ weiterlesen
Make no mistake, it seemed to shout, this evening we will be dancing with our bodies, our full bodies, our virile bodies! Specifically, the arms, arms that initiate our buzzing, birdlike physicality, arms that manipulate heads and torsos, „151“ weiterlesen
Peter Pleyer: Cranky Bodies Dance Reset. 23.11.2017, Sophiensaele, Berlin.
The place where ideas run loose, where the hierarchy of knowledge is dismantled, where artists are free to play and thrive, jumping, rolling, shaking, driving their energies to the highest of heights. A set that is vibrant and colourful, like Berlin’s once occupied Tacheles „150“ weiterlesen
Vier Forschende lassen Signifikanzen tanzen, stopfen Äpfel in Strumpfhosen, Körper, die sich in Räume stanzen, sie bauen an Modellen und lassen sie bald zerschellen, versuchen sich an Fakten und verqueren sie zu Fiktionen.
Radikal performativ ist ihre Methode, „149-2“ weiterlesen