Drawing on diverse embodied knowledge- anatomy, dancing, discourse-this is a performative workshop for anybody interested in physical practice as an approach to the world and a mode of transformation. Bodily and vocal resonances open pathways to organic movement possibilities and move us in touch with our fluid bodies and energetic structures. In each other’s company, we will engage in guided movement research for individual body-felt exploration, collective sensory analysis, group discussion and open practice. Our collective ‘choreography’ is responding to deep layers of movement and rhythm in our bodies: we bones, cartilage, organs, blood and tissues move in harmony to process material, ideas and experiences through the processes that our bodies are themselves: growing, decaying, (d)evolving, crying, renewing, learning, breaking, recovering, liquifying, dying, aging, meeting, restoring, falling, connecting, birthing, separating, remembering, fantasizing, fictionalizing...
with: Alice Heyward, Oisin Monaghan and Maciek Sado
fabrics and costumes: Isabelle M. Lange
promotional material: Milan Daemgen
premiere August 26 & 27th, 2022 at Klosterruine Berlin
The monastery ruins marked by decay are brought to life by the movements of the performers. Destruction and vitality - Their costumes support this duality. Though appearing damaged, they only have visual wounds. By using remanufacturing and digital printing techniques, a patina has been created on the fabrics without causing any actual harm.