Programme

Kat Válastur

GLAND

Part of the retrospective “We were better in the future”

Dance

60 min.

In her new solo “GLAND”, the choreographer and dancer Kat Válastur wanders through unknown landscapes created alongside her body. “GLAND“ is a projection of a landscape, in which a series of events is experienced in parallel universes, shifting from familiarity to the unfamiliar. The tiger's leap, the stillness of the statue, shining of the asphalt on a rainy night, all belong to the same category. Every gesture belongs to a constellation of thoughts about its meaning. What if there is no meaning but only gestures? Now step out from the projection and tell me where you are. With her own particular virtuos­ity, Válastur presents new challenges to habitual perception over and over again. “GLAND” is the first work in a series of choreographies by Kat Válastur entitled “The marginal Sculptures of Newtopia” and will take place in two complementary spaces: on stage (dimension a) and on the web ­(dimension b). 

GLAND - The marginal Sculptures of Newtopia (Dimension b): www.gland-dimension-b.com

Cast

Concept, choreography, performance: Kat Válastur / Sound design & diffusion: Lambros Pigounis / Stage Design: Ulrich Leitner / Light design: Martin Beeretz / Video: Iosif Lykakis / Costume design: Lydia Sonderegger / Artistic collaboration: Nikos Flessas, Thomas Schaupp, Stephen Zepke / Assistant: Ania Nowak / Webdesign: Lamb and Lamp / Press & Production (creation): björn & björn / Production management: HAU Artist Office / Sabine Seifert / Touring & Distribution: HAU Artist Office / Nicole Schuchardt

Dates

  • Past
    Tue 6.5.2014, 20:00 / HAU3
    Wed 7.5.2014, 20:00 / HAU3
    Fri 9.5.2014, 20:00 / HAU3
    Sat 10.5.2014, 20:00 / HAU3
    Sun 11.5.2014, 17:00 / HAU3
    Thu 30.3.2017, 20:00 / HAU3
    Fri 31.3.2017, 19:00 / HAU3
    Sat 1.4.2017, 19:00 / HAU3

Credits

Production: Kat Válastur. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer and Tanzquartier Wien. Supported by the Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa  and Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V. and Institut für Raumexperimente (Berlin).

The retrospective is supported within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media. Presented in the context of [DNA] Departures and Arrivals with support of the EU cultural programme.

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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