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Recording: 2018-03-31 , Gemäldegalerie (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Tanzcompagnie Rubato

Figures in a Landscape


Production Details / Press Releases

Figures in a Landscape is a dialogue between visual arts and dance, between European and Chinese culture. A meditation on living painting and moving sculptures. Starting point are the costume designs of the British visual artist Jonathan Baldock, inspired by such various references and influences as Chinese opera costumes, medieval monks’ cowls or the abstraction of European modernism. The costumes become the linchpin of choreographic constellations. They are constantly rearranged by the eight dancers, in the movement, through dance, in sculptures. Dance and costume, in action and silence, create an independent sound. The result is a dynamic sculpture, a continuous metamorphosis of form, space, rhythm, and meaning. A corresponding circular process of becoming and passing.

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TFB Nr. 1175

Cast & Credits

Artistic Director: Jutta Hell, Dieter Baumann
Staging, choreography: Jutta Hell
Dancers, choreography: Li Ling Xi, Dieter Baumann, Carlos Osatinsky, Bing Luo, Anja Sielaff, Wang Zhen Jun, Er Gao, Alessandra Defazio
Costumes, sculpture: Jonathan Baldock
Lights: Fabian Bleisch
Sound: Da Bao
Production Manager: Inge Zysk, Raquel Moreira
Communication: k3 berlin
A production by Tanzcompagnie Rubato, supported by the Hauptstadtkulturfonds, in cooperation with the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Prussian Cultural Heritage and the Powerstation of Art, Shanghai.

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)

Tanzcompagnie Rubato / Trailers and Video Documentations

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