Miet Warlop

Dragging the Bone

Part of “Berlin Art Week Special – Retrospective Miet Warlop”


Language no problem / 55 min.

“Dragging the Bone” captivates audiences with living sculptures and animated objects. The solo is based on the bronze sculpture Fegato di Piacenza, an ancient model of a sheep’s liver, meant to aid Etruscan priests making oracles. But it is the materiality of things that takes the lead role on stage here. Miet Warlop dips her body in plaster, and through a series of physically demanding movements, brings a huge nondescript object to life. In her inimitable way, Warlop tells of the individual, its desires and its fears, giving free reign to its absurd humour.


Produced by: Miet Warlop, Lattitudes Contemporaines / Assisted by: Barbara Vackier, Lander Cardon, Matthieu Vergez, Hugh Roch Kelly / Music by: Stefaan Van Leuven & Stephen de Waele / Special thanks to: Danai Annesiadou, Nicolas Provost, Lisbeth Gruwez und An Breughelmans / Executive producer: Irene Wool


  • Past
    Wed 1.4.2015, 20:00 / HAU3
    Thu 2.4.2015, 20:00 / HAU3
    Thu 14.9.2017, 20:00 / HAU3
    Sat 16.9.2017, 19:00 / HAU3


Production: Irene Wool vzw. Coproduction:HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Beursschouwburg (Brussels), Buda (Kortrijk), Next FestivalInternational, Les Spectacles Vivants - Centre Pompidou (Paris), Vooruit(Ghent), Festival Automne en Normandie, Gessnerallee (Zurich), Le Vivat scèneconventionnée danse et théâtre d’Armentières, Théâtre Les Ateliers (Lyon), TJPCentre Dramatique National d’Alsace (Strasbourg), Kaserne Basel, Wp Zimmer (Antwerp),Network Open Latitudes.

With the support of: Festival Actoral (Marseille),CAMPO (Ghent), les Ballets C de la B (Ghent), L.O.D (Ghent), the FlemishAuthorities, European Union’s Culture Programme.


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