Encounters and Exchange

Dance and Crisis

Tanzplattform Deutschland 2022


English /  With German simultaneous translation /  120 mins.

With Ricardo de Paula, Sophia Neises, Ralf R. Ollertz, Moritz Ostruschnjak, Matilda Marina
Host: Dr. Mariama Diagne

The pandemic is leaving social, personal and political traces and making lasting changes. For the contemporary dance scene in particular, which has always operated internationally, closed borders and the impossibility to travel and tour mean major alterations to familiar ways of working. The performing arts – especially dance – are characterised by the encounter, real presence and movement of bodies in time and space. At any rate almost no one questioned this prior to 2020. Yet the impossibility to meet one another physically has brought about artistic formats and strategies that occasionally provide new access and means of expression.

We invite you to examine this time of global bewilderment: What situations did artists and dance-makers find particularly burdensome or difficult? Which new formats and artistic approaches will endure? What opportunities and contradictions are contained in digital choreographic work? How can international connections be maintained during the pandemic?


  • Past
    Thu 17.3.2022, 11:00 / tak Theater Aufbau Kreuzberg
    Thu 17.3.2022, 11:00 / HAU4
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tak Theater Aufbau Kreuzberg
Prinzenstraße 85 F, 10969 Berlin

All access points to the Aufbau Haus and the tak are completely barrier-free. From Prinzenstrasse 85 F, a wide ramp leads down into the Prinzenhof to the tak. If the access is too steep, our evening service will be happy to assist you. The tak restrooms have a barrier-free toilet. Several audience positions for wheelchairs are possible in the hall. Barrier-free parking is available at Oranienhof.



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