LABOUR feat. Cassie Augusta Jørgensen & Daniil Simkin

sungazing (رضایت)


approx. 60 mins.

LABOUR, this is Farahnaz Hatam and Colin Hacklander, create acoustic choreographies and immersive multidisciplinary works. At HAU Hebbel am Ufer, the Berlin-based duo’s compositions have already been experienced in the works of Ariel Efraim Ashbel and caner teker. “sungazing (رضایت)” distinct from its iteration at Kraftwerk Berlin in November 2022, notably features the two dancers Cassie Augusta Jørgensen and Daniil Simkin, the video work of Evelyn Bencicova, Enes Güç, Zeynep Schilling, and the light design by MFO. In this interwoven relationship, the elements shift from temporally aligned to temporally disjunct, transforming HAU2 into a multi-sensory experiential space. While finding inspiration in Zoroastrianism, an Iranian religion thousands of years old, and its rituals revolving around fire and the sun. “sungazing” dives further into the possibilities within club culture’s hedonism to political action and civil disobedience.



Concept, direction & music: LABOUR (Farahnaz Hatam & Colin Hacklander) / Performance: Cassie Augusta Jørgensen, Daniil Simkin / Visuals: Evelyn Bencicova, Enes Güç, Zeynep Schilling / Light: MFO (Marcel Weber) / Movement consultant: Johnny McMillan / Costumes: Marcelo Alcaide / Production management: REIF


  • Past
    Sat 3.12.2022, 20:00 / HAU2

This evening at HAU is a continuation of “LABOUR presents sungazing”, presented at the festival X100 on 19.11. at Kraftwerk Berlin.

Afterwards at CAN: Dance with us! x Reif with Nedalot / free admission

Visit note: Abrupt light changes, flashing lights and strobe lights are used.


Production: LABOUR. Co-Production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer and REIF. Special thanks to Callie’s and Outer. 


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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