Adam Linder

Auto Ficto Reflexo

DanceTanz im August

Audience engagement formats for "Auto Ficto Reflexo"
Meet the Artists: 27.08. | after the performance | HAU1
Dance Circle: 28.08. | after the performance | HAU1

Rethinking linguistic conventions with the body in focus – this is the task Adam Linder has taken on in Auto Ficto Reflexo. Inversely, he has appropriated the codified language of cultural production and mediation for his own choreographic purposes. Interviews with artists, cultural-policy rhetoric or critique become rhythmic-conceptual generators of movement in this duet that is staged through levels like a game. Together with his co-choreographer and performer Justin F. Kennedy and the sound designer and musician Adam Gunther, Linder's choreographic form is located between movement, language and sound effecting. Taking inspiration from socialised ‘street’ dance styles such as gliding, waving or the paddy-cake, these forms that evolve body-to-body are inherently connected to current social and technological conditions: flow, fragmentation and repetition are all pathways for communication. Although Linder – originally from Australia and now living in Berlin – takes his conceptual approach seriously, he also cultivates a relaxed irony and ‘flirts cheekily and subversively with the parameters and marketing strategies of bourgeois theatre practice’, as Klaus Witzeling wrote in the specialist journal tanz. Adam Linder has danced with the Royal Ballet and worked with Michael Clark and Meg Stuart, among others. His ‘Choreographic Services’ have also been presented since 2013 in art contexts, most recently at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris or the Frieze art fair in London.

Duration: 50min

Co-production: Tanz im August and Rencontres chorégraphiques internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis.

Supported with the funds from the Capital Cultural Fund. with kind support from Brian Getnick and PAMresidencies, Los Angeles.


Concept: Adam Linder / Choreography & dance: Adam Linder, Justin F. Kennedy / Sound: Adam Gunther / Stage: Shahryar Nashat / Lighting: Samuli Laine / Costume: Iva Wili / Management: Andrea Niederbuchner


  • Past
    Wed 26.8.2015, 21:00 / HAU1
    Thu 27.8.2015, 21:00 / HAU1
    Fri 28.8.2015, 21:00 / HAU1
    Sat 29.8.2015, 21:00 / HAU1


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