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A City Seeking Its Bodies/ KYPRIA 2016 9,10 September



In an interdisciplinary dialogue, choreographer/ director Alexandra Waierstall, composer / pianist HAUSCHKA, alias Volker Bertelmann, visual artist Marianna Christofides and the dancers, investigate the relationship between man and the environment, steady progress and the limits of civilizational growth, ecology and choreography, archaeology and future utopia, the visible and the invisible. “A CITY SEEKING ITS BODIES” is looking for the embodiment of abandoned places, revealing the hidden, creating fractures, transformation and continuity. The piece creates a utopian space,
like poetry, a symbiosis between humans and
the environment. A minimal science fiction – the performance moves on a fine line between fiction and reality. The performers, acting like weaving oracles, move thoughts and feelings, leading the viewer into an alternate reality in a different and unpredictable future, which coexists with our present.

Choreography, Concept: Alexandra Waierstall; Composition: HAUSCHKA; Performance and collaboration: Dani Brown, Evangelia Randou, Harry Koushos, Eldad Ben Sasson, Damien Fournier, Renan Martins; Video: Marianna Christofides; Light and sound design: Ansgar Kluge; Costumes, stage: Alexandra Waierstall, Horst Weierstall; Management: Judith Jaeger, Yiangos Hadjiiannis

Production: Alexandra Waierstall; Coproduction: tanzhaus nrw, Dance Ireland, Dance Gate Lefkosia Cyprus; With support of: Kunststiftung NRW, Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V., Kulturamt der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf; Garage Performing Arts Center;

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