Alexandra Bachzetsis

Private: Wear a mask when you talk to me

Tanz im August

How are gender and sexual identities reproduced through everyday behaviours? And where does this reproduction fail? In her solo work, choreographer Alexandra Bachzetsis pushes gender performances to their post-queer limits by drawing on a variety of artists and bodily practices, from the 1960s works of the American choreographer Trisha Brown, via the German photographer Marianne Wex, to the oriental dances of drag queens,  tness workouts, Western yoga practices, and the poses of football and porn.

Duration 50 Min

Supported by Kooperative Förderververeinbarung between: Stadt Zürich, Fachausschuss Tanz und Theater BS/BL, Pro Helvetia-Schweizer Kulturstiftung, GGG Basel und Ernst Göhner Stiftung

Coproduction Kaserne Basel, Zürich Tanzt, Art Night with ICA London, Rauschenberg Residency/Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and Tanzhaus Zürich

Co-commissioned by documenta 14

Thanks to Shannon Jackson, Mia Born, Oleg Houbrechts, Daphni Antoniou, Verena Bachzetsis, Jannis Tsingaris and Sakis Bachzetsis

With kind support by Pro Helvetia, Schweizer Kulturstiftung.

Sun 13.08.2017 | 20:00 | Bibliothek im August (HAU2)

On the Sofa

Serious, Playful, Radical – Cutting Edge of Choreography | Lea Moro & Alexandra BachzetsisAdmission free|Calendar

Magazin im August Article

"Between Athens and Zurich"


By and with: Artistic Collaboration: Thibault Lac / Dramaturgy: Paul B. Preciado / Communication Design: Julia Born & Blommers-Schumm / Costume Design: Cosima Gadient / Collaboration Sound: Lies Vanborm / Lighting Design and Technique: Patrik Rimann / Stage Design & Production Assistance: Sotiris Vasiliou / Production: Association All Exclusive / Production Management: Anna Geering


  • Past
    Fri 11.8.2017, 21:00 / HAU3
    Sat 12.8.2017, 21:00 / HAU3
    Sun 13.8.2017, 19:00 / HAU3


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