Programme
Eine einfache Darstellung von Planeten und Ihren Umlaufbahnen.
Mehrere nicht näher erkennbare Menschen kauern Kopf an Kopf auf dem Boden. Sie tragen alle die gleichen Kapuzenpullover. Um sie herum ist Nebel.
Eine leere Bühne ist blau beleuchtet. Eine weiße Person in rotem Pullover hält sich an einem langen Seil fest und schwebt über dem Boden.

In the vastness of the sea, the infinty of the universe we are no more nor less than stardust in the void. Centrifugal force, gravitation, permeability, constant change and well-ordered chaos – in her new work, the dancer and choreographer Jasmin İhraç deals together with dancers David Mendez, Abel Navarro and musician RENU with potentially infinite movements. How do processes and movements that have a starting but no ending point, that are repetitive and periodic, articulate themselves? Does repetition mean reapparition of the same or constant change?

The dancers meander through different states of aggregation, while citing gestures of dance languages, forgotten and unacknowledged pioneers, extinct organisms of the past, present and future. They slide, seemingly almost free of gravity, over mirroring landscapes into changing fields of gravitation and soundscapes that; carried by tabla, cajón and buchla, generate rhythms of circularity.

“liú” was originally planned as a dance premiere on stage of HAU2. Due to the current situation, it is not possible for HAU and the artist to present this work live. Instead, a filmic documentation of it has been created.

*The Chinese sign 流 “liú” stands originally for the constant floating of water and the being-in-motion of things. The stream and cycle through which everything is connected refers to processes in nature and human life.

Cast

Idea, choreography, dance: Jasmin İhraç / Choreography, dance: David Mendez, Abel Navarro / Live-music, composition: RENU / Dramaturgy: Lidy Mouw / Artistic Advice: Ayşe Orhon / Lichting Design: Catalina Fernández / Stage: Cristina Nyffeler / Costume Advice: Franziska Sauer / Aerial Dance Movement Coaching/Rigging/Equipment: Abel Navarro / Production Management: Francesca Spisto / Thanks to: Melih Kıraç, Thiago Granato, Mbegne Kassé (Ben-J), Juan Corres Benito, Devid Guanlandris, M. Jiang, Annette Becker, Timo Schmidt, Technik HAU3 und Uferstudios / Camera: Smina Bluth, Silke Briel / Editing: Noam Gorbat / Sound Engineering: Janis Klinkhammer / Sound recording and mixing: Jan Brauer

Dates

  • Past
    Premiere
    Mon 15.3.2021, 19:00 / HAU4
    Re-run
    Wed 26.5.2021, 19:00 / HAU4
Notes:

5€
After this date available at the HAUthek until 29.5.21.

Credits

Production: Jasmin İhraç. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Funded by Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Arts Foundation of North Rhine-Westphali, Ministry for Families, Children, Youth, Culture and Sports of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. Supported by QSpace.

Location

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