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Recording: 2014-01-09 , Tanztage Berlin 2014 | Sophiensæle (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Lee Meir, Maya Weinberg

IF IT’S FUN

Tanztage Berlin 2014 | Sophiensæle

Production Details / Press Releases

When I think about the word creativity I immediately stop being creative. I would like to accept creativity as a fact.
Anonymous artist

In a habitat of superabundance and countless possibilities, we force ourselves into a state of hyper-creativity. We yield to a physicality of open links, wandering about and through fragments of texts, movements, upset objects and flickering cultural signposts. This work emerged from our common need to grasp the role of creativity in our artistic work and to relocate ourselves in relation to it. From the economic sphere to the personal sphere, contemporary Western society increasingly demands everyone ‘be creative.’ We find that as artists, we are forced into a state of constant production of creativity in order to produce ever more of it. Does this marathon of activating creativity actually create creativity? This is a starting point for an adventurous voyage into the ambiguous nature of creative processes. We offer you an unfinished analysis of creativity.

Cast & Credits

CHOREOGRAPHY, DANCE, PERFROMANCE, STAGE AND COSTUME: Lee Meir, Maya Weinberg
ARTISTIC CONSULTING: André Lewski
Sponsored by Tanztage Berlin and SOPHIENSÆLE, co-production Diver Festival Tel Aviv.
Thanks to HZT Berlin, André Lewski, Ana Laura Lozza, Keren Ida Nathan, Juliana Piquero, Laura Gamberg, Asaf Aharonson, Noam Gorbat, Sarah Parolin, Deufert & Plischke, the TANZTAGE Team – Peter, Ari, Cilgia and Franziska.

TANZTAGE BERLIN 2014
Artistic director: Arianne Hoffmann & Peter Pleyer
Production management: Franziska Schrage
Production office: Cilgia Gadola
Technical Management: Walter Freitag, Fabian Lehmann, Eugen Böhmer
The 23. Tanztage Berlin are a  Production of Tanztage Berlin GbR and SOPHIENSÆLE GmbH, in cooperation with Tanzfabrik Berlin, the Polish Institute Berlin, Art Stations Foundation by Grazyna Kulczyk.
Funded by Governing Mayor of Berlin – Senatskanzlei Cultural Affairs.
Supported by Allianz Kulturstiftung, Arts Council Korea, Balletcentrum am Kurfürstendamm, Mapping Dance and TanzScout Berlin.

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Video Documentation

The video documentation is produced by Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH on behalf of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. 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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