Jefta van Dinther & Thiago Granato

This Is Concrete


50 min

"This is Concrete" is a slow ride. Two men's bodies intermingle with each other incessantly, blurring their boundaries. Infused in a sonic environment of dizzying beats and revolving shadows, the performers' tripis lengthy, sedated, coital. Movements mutate into words as the two men's voices start to speak their mouths and bodies. In the corporeal and social fusion generated between them, their drive slides into pleasure, talking into eating, fucking into dancing and symbiosis into parasitism. "This is Concrete" is a collaboration between choreographers and dancers Jefta van Dinther and Thiago Granato. The performance ventures staging something intimate, incorporating the volatile as building blocks in its composition - offering to its audience to spend time with something uncertain; something uncertain and infectiously slow.

In the context of the performances of "This Is Concrete", works of the artist Uli Knörzer will be exhibited in the foyer of

Production: Interim kultur (Schweden) and Sure Basic (Niederlande). Coproduction: PACT Zollverein (Essen), Grand Theatre Groningen, Panorama Festival Rio de Janeiro, CNDC Angers and Fabrik Potsdam/Étape Danse. With the support of the Swedish Arts Council, Swedish Arts Grants Committee, City of Stockholm and Fonds Podiumkunsten The Netherlands.


Choreography and Dance: : Choreography and Dance: : Jefta van Dinther / Light design:: Jan Fedinger / Sound Design:: David Kiers / Production Management:: Emelie Bergbohm / Artistic Advice:: Sandro Amaral, Frederic Gies and Robert Steijn


  • Past
    Tue 26.3.2013, 20:00 / HAU3
    Wed 27.3.2013, 20:00 / HAU3
    Thu 28.3.2013, 21:30 / HAU3


Tempelhofer Ufer 10, 10963 Berlin

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