Eszter Salamon

MONUMENT 0.4: LORES & PRAXES (a ritual of transformation)

Tanz im August

In “MONUMENT 0: Haunted by Wars (1913–2013)”, Eszter Salamon collected war dances and tribal dances from crisis regions around the globe, placing the history of dance in dialogue with world history and recounting wartime narratives through the body alone. In her new work “MONUMENT 0.4: LORES & PRAXES (a ritual of transformation)”, the Hungarian choreographer and performer has taken these dances up once again in order to emphasise their ritual aspects. For this work, she has given the material the form of a six-hour performance and translated it into a museum context. Ten young performers will interpret the dances, with which the audience can interact playfully.

Duration 360 Min

Admission possible at any time

Production Management    Elodie Perrin  / Studio E.S., Alexandra Wellensiek / Botschaft GbR

Coproduction    Internationales Sommerfestival Kampnagel in Kooperation mit dem Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Tanz im August / HAU Hebbel am Ufer in Kooperation mit KINDL Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Kunstenfestivaldesarts. Supported by: Regional Directory of Cultural Affairs of Paris – Ministerium für Kultur und Kommunikation und dem Hauptstadtkulturfonds. The development of one of the steps of this work, "Wars & Dances" (2016), has been coproduced by P.A.R.T.S. Eszter Salamon is Associated Artist at CN D, Pantin.

In cooperation with KINDL – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst.

Magazin im August Article

"Dancing to the Blow of a Hammer"


Künstlerische Leitung: Eszter Salamon / Künstlerische Mitarbeit: Boglárka Börcsök / Von und mit: Liza Baliasnaja, Sidney Barnes, Mario Barrantes Espinoza, Boglárka Börcsök, Nick Coutsier, Stefan Govaart, Cherish Menzo, Sara Tan, Louise Tanoto, Tiran Willemse


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