Modernity’s imagination is a personal account of the ways in which modernity can seduce us into trying to work according to its logic.
Artists and researchers Amanda Piña, Paz Rojo, and Victoria Pérez Royo find each other around practices of decentralizing the classical-western human condition. They boldly propose the less-than-human, instead of adding new and extra attributions.
Carte Noire Nommée Désir starts with a funny story about colour and colonialism. That marks the beginning of a poetic journey on stage by a group of eight performers. They appropriate their own history as black women, in a country that has yet to decolonise its own imagination.
Arkadi Zaides and his team are building an archive of dead people who were only admitted to Europe as bodies. The performance is an invitation to participate in the sensory discovery of a ghostly virtual territory, to question your sense of accountability and your role as a citizen.
We are closing our first nomadic season with the dance piece Zeppelin Bend, by Katerina Andreou. This piece puts together dances, actions and sounds that demand hardcore discipline and psychedelic imagination. Katerina says: "In a world where staying ‘’grounded’’ or getting “high” seem to be often considered as survival methods, we try out both."
In a private time slot Barbara will look with you into the grief of the unborn, in the literal or more symbolic sense; non-parenting, an abortion, grief over your inner child or your childhood, etc.
In 2015, an X-ray scan revealed that beneath the layers of paint on Kasimir Malevich's famous Black Square hid a racist inscription. Even the supreme abstraction does not appear to be free of politics. Within the lines of a highlighted square, three black performers now turn this tension on its head, seeking an incantatory counterbalance to sharp binary oppositions such as light and dark, reason and feeling, certainty and uncertainty.
With g r oo v e, her first solo creation, Soa Ratsifandrihana plays with her many heritages. The musical creation, the dance and the light coordinate, respond and unravel in an evolving space where everything is rhythm. G r oo v e is an invitation to listen and to feel the frugal and sensitive pleasure of dancing.
In this intimate and humorous video work, Elien looks at forms of care that occur in everyday relationships.