Programme

“Sorrow Swag” is the first part of Ligia Lewis’ triptych that deals with affect and embodiment, as well as race and representation. Using texts and images derived from mid 20th-century classical theatre to interrogate race, authorship, gender, and grief, it produces an imaginative reformulation. Thinking through the blues, this work disrupts the canonical by means of a radical othering. With live music by Twin Shadow, Lewis and a performer create a hybrid body in a state of flux.                                                                                       

Cast

Concept & choreography: Ligia Lewis / Performance: Andrew Hardwidge / Musical arrangement: George Lewis Jr. (Twin Shadow) / Production management (tour): Hannes Frey (HAU Hebbel am Ufer) / Touring & distribution: Nicole Schuchardt (HAU Hebbel am Ufer)

Dates

  • Past
    Cancelled
    Wed 15.4.2020, 19:00 / HAU3
    Cancelled
    Sat 18.4.2020, 16:30 / HAU3

Credits

Production: Ligia Lewis. Funded by: Berliner Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa. Residency support: Human Resources Los Angeles, ADA Studio Berlin, Pieter Space (Los Angeles).

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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