Meyoucycle is about you and me and everything in between. Indeed, a me-you-cycle. Bauer presents a science fiction concert about completely normal emotions in this age of hyper-capitalism and technological progress.
Brussels has always been a city that embraced exiles.The Price of the Ticket continues this tradition. The Fashion designer and activist Rachida Aziz is now inviting a new generation of refugees on stage. Expect an evening of music, dance, poetry and video.
Burrows and Fargion offer a chance to see their 2014 Venice Biennale piece Body Not Fit For Purpose. It is an attempt to reconcile personal politics with the difficulty of saying anything of consequence in a dance performance, all the while revealing the strange permeability of dance to any message that it meets.
With Dance # 2 Christine De Smedt and Eszter Salamon continue to build on Dance # 1 / Driftworks. The first part – listening & mouthing – was inspired by Inuit throat-singing duets. In part two – words & gestures – a dialogue develops in which syllables and words become attached to movements. What does a choreography look like when it resembles a ping-pong game of question and answer?
Technological developments lead to a potential new era, that of Technological Singularity. Sandy Williams creates a performance about the tension between our raw, flawed and incomplete human nature and the immaculate potential of a digitised future.
The dancers from Rosas will teach you dance pieces from Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s exhibition Work/Travail/Arbeid. At the end of the workshop the results will be shown to friends and family in a proper mini-performance.
In 1998 Thomas Plischke graduated from PARTS with a dance solo, and Kattrin Deufert graduated from the Freie Universität Berlin with a text. For Niemandszeit they let their own students rewrite the two works. deufert&plischke perform the new choreography and the new text, together with the audience!
Popular media unhesitatingly claim, manipulate and commercialize images taken from the real world. How does this define our view of the world? The dancer and choreographer Michiel Vandevelde uses dance and theoretical writings in the course of what he himself calls a ‘literary YouTube dance performance’.
Het Theaterfestival 2015 -With incisiveness and ingenuity, Father examines the moments when an old man’s memories (or are they imaginings, hallucinations?) start constantly turning the realities of everyday life into fantasy. Spectacular dance scenes are alternated wondrously with intimate and moving images.
Het Theaterfestival 2015 - In Hunter, her first full-length solo, the choreographer Meg Stuart explores her own body as an archive populated with personal and cultural memories, ancestors and artistic heroes, fantasies and invisible forces.