performance - Season 15/16
The Lover is een unieke ontmoeting tussen de eigenzinnige bewegingstaal Bára Sigfúsdóttir en het surreële fotografische werk van Noémie Goudal. Ondersteund door de betoverende soundscape van Borko word je meegezogen in de geheimzinnige nieuwe werkelijkheid waar realiteit en fictie, mens en natuur samenkomen.
The Estonian artist Maike Lond reports on her attempts to cooperate financially with the private sector. She tried in every way possible: with standard sponsor deals, as an employee, in public presentations, live debates on Estonian television etc. Her (rather romantic) goal was to become financially independent from curators and subsidising bodies.
Julian Hetzel developed a project about a radical alternative use of money earmarked for culture. He had received a gift of €2000 to develop a project. He donated that budget to a starving child in Africa and made the gift into a ‘2000-day intercontinental performance’.
Mette Ingvartsen explores seven notions of pleasure. A group of twelve performers work on sensations and their representation and little by little deal with every aspect of pleasure.
‘Food for thought’, that is The Discreet Charm of Marxism. Marxist texts on the class struggle and revolution are staged as a six-course meal. In the meantime real food and drink are served, as ‘books’. No one will go hungry!