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Recording: 2019-11-16 , Uferstudios (Video © Walter Bickmann)

12H Dance, Moonsuk Choi, Yamila Khodr



Production Details / Press Releases

Departing from our personal migratory stories, we want to explore the state of “the in Between”.
What we are, where we come from, what we leave behind, what we adopt and how we build ourselves in a different and changing society.
This work deals with new beginnings, the uprooting and the process of adaptation.
It is a lonely way of questioning, obstacles, torn
between frustration and hope
between South and North
between memories and dreams
between East and West
always on the way in between.

12H Dance it’s a dance company created in 2018 based in Berlin, Germany; directed by Moonsuk Choi /South Korea and Yamila Khodr /Argentina-Germany. The 12H Dance idea is based on cultural exchange and international cooperation through art between South Ko-rea – Germany – Argentina. 12 hours is the time difference between South Korea and Argentina. Both countries are in literally opposite sides of the Globe, jet, they have a lot in common. We believe we can make a political and social bond with culture, furthermore a bond and interchange between countries. According to our personal beliefs and experiences, art offers great tools in order to build bridges between different cultures and contribute to minimise conflicts between them in order to live in peace. We wish to build bridges, not walls.


TFB Nr. 1393

Cast & Credits

Artistic direction and concept: Moonsuk Choi and Yamila Khodr
Choreography: Moonsuk Choi and Yamila Khodr in collaboration with the dancers
Performance: Uwe Brauns, Sami Similae, Hea Min Jung, Junghwi Park
Music composition and arrangements: Albrecht Ziepert
Music Title: No soy de aqui no soy de alla, Facundo Cabral
Light Design: Benjamin Schälike
Production: Moonsuk Choi, Yamila Khodr, Paz Begue (Argentina), Jihye Choi (South Korea)

Production: 12H Dance / Moonsuk Choi & Yamila Khodr
Sponsored by Arts Council Korea.
Sponsor: JF Development (Korea)
Supported by Uferstudios and Lake Studios.
With the kind support of the Argentine Embassy
Thanks to: Albrecht Ziepert, Ana Julio Farjat, Jung Ho Choi, Paz Begue, Anne Mareike Hess, Stefan and Easel, Carmen Mehnert


Uferstr. 8/23
13357 Berlin


Video Documentation

The video documentation is produced on behalf of the Senate Department for Culture and Social Cohesion. The purpose of this contract is to document productions in the field of contemporary dance in Berlin. The master recordings are archived by the University Library of the Berlin University of Arts. Copies of the recordings on DVD are available for viewing exclusively in the reference collections of the following archives (at media desks in these institutions):

University Library of the Berlin University of Arts
Mediathek für Tanz und Theater des Internationalen Theaterinstituts / Mime Centrum Berlin
Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin (HZT)

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