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Nick Power: Between Tiny Cities រវាងទីក្រុងតូច. 25.08.2018. Tanz im August, Sophiensaele, Berlin.

A crane, a dragon, two lovers, one body, a friendship, a battle, headspins, freeezing. Two dancers trace the circle, inviting and daring each other—a piece sliced into sections of imitation, coaxing, commraderie, contest, and cohesion—their legs splitting and unfolding in the air like origami folded and unfolded in real time. „223“ weiterlesen

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Voetvolk/Lisbeth Gruwez: The Sea Within. 19.08.2018, Tanz im August, HAU 2, Berlin.

Suddenly somebody reads out the words „redefining femininity“ from the programme notes and I’m not sure anymore what to think – do I have to be the ‚feminist killjoy‘ here? What I am seeing is choreographed by Lisbeth Gruwez, who I remember had this image of a strong and provocative performer? What I am seeing is „221“ weiterlesen

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Nora Chipaumire: Portrait of myself as my father. 16.08.2018, Tanz im August, Sophiensaele, Berlin.

„But what do you really feel?,“ Brenda Dixon Gottschild wants to know after the show, when a young woman, white, asks about the differences of audiences between Africa and Europe and an older man, white, realizes that Nora, embodying African masculinity, actually is a woman. The last step of the evening, which should also be the first „218“ weiterlesen