Mette Ingvartsen

The Artificial Nature Project

Part of the retrospective “The Artificial Nature Series”


60 min.

In “The Artificial Nature Project”, Mette Ingvartsen stages perceptions and sensations of nature and proposes a new encounter between human and non-human. Materials fly through the air giving rise to a landscape that constantly transforms itself, rapidly altering our perception. A calm contemplative site may turn into an energetic chaos, a flood wave becomes a storm of confetti whirling through the air, an abstract sculpture turns into a swarm of animals. A vibrant landscape of dead things coming alive.


Concept and Choreography: Mette Ingvartsen / With: Franziska Aigner, Sidney Leoni, Martin Lervik, Manon Santkin, Christine De Smedt, Ilse Ghekiere, Jaime Llopis Segarra / Lighting Design: Minna Tiikkainen / Sound Design: Peter Lenaerts / Dramaturgy: Bojana Cvejic / Technical Director: Hans Meijer / Assistant Choreography & Production: Elise Simonet / Assistant Light: Milka Timosaari / Light technician: Susana Alonso / Sound technician: Adrien Gentizon / Company Management: Kerstin Schroth

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  • Past
    Fri 1.3.2013, 20:00 / HAU2
    Sat 2.3.2013, 20:00 / HAU2
    Sun 3.3.2013, 17:00 / HAU2
    Wed 22.2.2017, 20:30 / HAU2
    Fri 24.2.2017, 20:30 / HAU2
    Sat 25.2.2017, 20:30 / HAU2


A production of Mette Ingvartsen / Great Investment. Co-production: PACT Zollverein (Essen) (With the support of the Départs / European Commission (Culture program)), Festival d’Automne à Paris, Les Spectacles vivants – Centre Pompidou (Paris), Théâtre National de Bretagne (Rennes), Kaaitheater with funds from the Imagine 2020 – Art & Climate Change (Brussels), Kunstencentrum BUDA (Kortrijk),  apap / szene (Salzburg), Musée de la Danse/Centre Chorégraphique National de Rennes et de Bretagne.

Funded by: Kunstrådet (Denmark), Hauptstadtkulturfonds (Berlin, Germany) and The Flemish Authorities. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. With the support of Mokum.

The retrospective is supported within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

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