Programme

Lucinda Childs / Ty Boomershine

KATEMA, 1978/2018

Part of “OUT OF NOW / DANCE ON Festival”

Dance

18 min.

“I felt that I needed to step outside of the world of objects and materials. I wanted to get back to movement, to simple movement ideas, without depending so much on the manipulation of objects and materials.” (Lucinda Childs).

In establishing the foundations for her mature and original style in the dances from the 1970s, Childs focused on developing choreography that stood on its own terms: movement in time and space devised within mathematically derived structures, with no other elements to distract, embellish, overwhelm, or otherwise demand attention. Hypnotic in the insistence of its repetition along the linear path of a long diagonal, Katema encompasses simple walking patterns, interwoven with turns and half-turns of remarkable precision.

40 years after its premiere in Amsterdam, the piece is now re-staged by Ty Boomershine who has been the Artistic Assistant for Lucinda Childs since 2007 and is a member of the DANCE ON ENSEMBLE.
 

Cast

Choreography: Lucinda Childs / Costumes: Sophia Piepenbrock-Saitz / With: Ty Boomershine

Dates

  • Past
    Thu 1.3.2018, 18:30 / HAU3

Credits

DANCE ON is an initative of DIEHL+RITTER gUG, funded by The Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union as part of DANCE ON, PASS ON, DREAM ON. The DANCE ON Festival is supported by the Capital Cultural Fund in cooperation with HAU Hebbel am Ufer.

Location

HAU3
Tempelhofer Ufer 10, 10963 Berlin

Access by means of a stairwell (3rd floor). Use of lift possible by prior arrangement.

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