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Recording: 2020-01-15 , Tanztage Berlin 2020 | Sophiensæle (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Amirhossein Mashaherifard


Tanztage Berlin 2020 | Sophiensæle

Production Details / Press Releases

THERE ARE EVENTS IN LIFE THAT CHANGE EVERYTHING. Sudden, unforeseeable turning points, after which a return to the previous state is no longer possible and the consequences for the future are not yet foreseeable. Biographies, societies and even history are no longer the same. Aftermath describes the momentum of these moments that change everything that has gone before forever.

Can these moments be evoked, manifested as gestures or language, in our bodies or through the media? With dance, language, sound and image, Mashaherifard’s collective tehran re:public explores this phenomenon of the intervening period. tehran re:public is a Berlin performance collective that deals with the body, text and choreography and experiments at the interface of theatre, dance and performance.

AMIRHOSSEIN MASHAHERIFARD studied directing in Tehran and scenic research in Bochum. He is a member of the Berlin collective tehran re:public.

[Source: play bill]

TFB Nr. 1413

Cast & Credits

CHOREOGRAPHY, DIRECTION: Amirhossein Mashaherifard
PERFORMANCE, DANCE: Elsa Artmann, Pooyesh Frozandeh
DRAMATURGY: Shahab Anousha
MUSIC: Rasmus Nordholt-Frieling
TEXT: Philipp Blömeke
VIDEO: Anooshiravan Aria
ASSISTANCE: Johanna Koeck
A production by Amirhossein Mashaherifard in co-production with the Ringlokschuppen Ruhr.
Supported by the Kunststiftung NRW.

MANAGEMENT: Johanna Withelm
DRAMATURGICAL ADVICE: Alexandra Hennig, Isabel Gatzke
The Tanztage Berlin are produced by SOPHIENSÆLE.
Funded by Senate Chancellery for Culture and Europe.
Supported by Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore, mapping dance und Tanzfabrik Berlin e.V.


Sophienstraße 18
10178 Berlin

Tickets: (030) 283 52 66

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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