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Recording: 2018-12-08 , HAU3 Hebbel am Ufer (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Laurent Chétouane

Invisible Piece #2: As if there were no end

HAU Hebbel am Ufer (HAU3)

Production Details / Press Releases

Dance is mainly assigned to the realm of seeing, called upon to unfold visual forms of expression that are meant to represent an image of our time or a utopian vision. But today it seems dif cult to develop visions for another tomorrow. As if the time of blindness had arrived.

In “Invisible Piece #2” Laurent Chétouane explores how the wider category of “theatre” might react to this diagnosis. Can we dance a possible end to the era of representation? Not as an apocalyptic vision or a nal “dance of death” on the volcano but as an opening to another body: one that hears, and thus perceives its environment differently. What can being together, dialogue, culture still mean when it is no longer images that keep us together but just the ground on which various rhythms are brought into coexistence? What can dancing still mean? Becoming music? As a utopia after the end?

Protagonists in search of this transformation are Youness Khoukhou and Mikael Marklund, accompanied live with Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Sonata for Solo Violin Nr. 3 in C Major”.

[Source: play bill]

TFB Nr. 1267

Cast & Credits

Choreography: Laurent Chétouane
With: Youness Khoukhou, Mikael Marklund
Lightdesign: Philippe Gladieux
Communication: k3 Berlin
Production: Christine Kammer, Hendrik Unger

Production: Invisible GbR
Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Kampnagel Hamburg
Funded by Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe.
Supported by: DOCK 11 / EDEN***** Berlin

HAU Hebbel am Ufer (HAU3)

Tempelhofer Ufer 10
10963 Berlin

Tickets: +49 (0)30 259 004 27

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)

Laurent Chétouane / Trailers and Video Documentations

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