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The Duo now

The duo now is a collaborative work between Julyen Hamilton and Barre Phillips.

The two performers create an instant composition using their wealth of knowledge and skills.

I was honored with the quest of lighting their duet in 2017 April at Dock11. The assignment was the most free and complex: I had to design a lighting plot that does not facilitate the performance but presents a concept on its own. The two performers work the same way, and through listening and understanding the time-based aspect of the other two players, compliments the performance as a common creation.

The performance was approximately 50 minutes.

I selected some stills to represent the work, from the video recording made by Julyen Hamilton.

Stranger in February, Abandon Human in April

I am excited to invite you to my new performance, Stranger. It will take place 23-26th of February at Dock11 theater. If you want to see the participants, check out the indiegogo campaign we have launched!

In the meantime the trailer is out here.

Please find more information and ticket reservation on the corresponding link of Dock11.

Another series of events not to be missed in early April are a workshop with Katie Duck, and the performance together with Sharon Smith too.

Shortly before that I will be lighting Jenny Haack’s project, ‘Jitter-fragile-minor’.

Just the week after ‘Abandon Human’ with Katie Duck and Sharon Smith, I will light Julyen Hamilton and Barre Philips’ performance,  ‘The duo now’.

 

Stranger

In the first glimpse I recognize your hands. Slowly I notice your gestures. In her presence I see myself standing there. With her I see the other. Together, “you” and “I” are strangers.

I see you again, and your eyes, in which I encounter the self and recognize a stranger. How many times can we meet one another in one encounter? With this piece an encounter between two people is presented, in which various fragments of gestures, surprises, and playfulness between two are explored.

This is the first piece I directed and showed in Berlin. It is a Multi-disciplinary dance performance.

The performance is dealing with two strangers meeting each other, and how such an encounter can change the life of both participants. The same meeting is introduced from different angles on different levels over and over again. The more levels we meet the story, the more apparent it becomes that meeting a stranger is our best chance for understanding our motivation and character.

This is a playful but critical piece related to the self in context of actual politics and cyber environments, and how fulfilling certain roles take away from our experiencing the world surrounding us. Perhaps solidarity as a term in some cases could be replaced by curiosity or self-interest.

The performance premiers on the 23rd of February 2017 at Dock11, and is made with the help of Dock11, Tanzfabrik, and Wiesen 55e.V.

Trailer can be seen here

Spoiler can be seen here

Performances:

23-26th of February 2017

19:00

After-talk moderated by Theaterscoutings:

25th of February

Cast:

  • Choreography and dance: Mikel Aristegui, Silvia Bennett, Annapaola Leso
  • Composition and music: Gabor Csongradi, Georgi Sztojanov
  • Direction and light: Emese Csornai
  • Assistant director: Joao Cidade

Made with the support of: Wiesen55 e.V., Tanzfabrik, Dock11.

Many thanks to Maya M. Carroll and Manuel Perez Torres

Stills taken from the video registration by Mime Centrum:

 

 

 

 

Doos

Doos is an adventure with Mr. Hat, a curious, brave and child-like character who dives into imaginary worlds and captivates the audience with strange, exciting and funny escapades.
In his newest adventure, Mr. Hat’s imagination sees him diving into a simple cardboard box only to find wild weather, crazy creatures, a most unusual choir and a wonderful voyage through space.

https://vimeo.com/110708883

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