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Recording: 2019-06-23 , SOUNDANCE Festival | DOCK 11 (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Nastasja Štefanić

Me, Viola and I

SOUNDANCE Festival | DOCK 11

Production Details / Press Releases

The moment the instrument meets a living body it becomes alive itself, and it remains alive with the help of the sound that is produced in this process and that fills the space between the two. By playing with a hybrid form of solo-duet, the author opens up to the viewer, she questions her own self, her musical and dancing self. This is a solo as a reminiscence of a duet, a union with another body, a contact with an inanimate object but also an act of liberation through the exhaustion of her own physical body.

The SOUNDANCE Festival Berlin shows, promotes and initiates cooperation projects between dancer choreographers and musicians of the Berlin independent scene and invites international guest artists. As a platform for works from contemporary dance, real-time music, improvisation and related styles, SOUNDANCE provides impulses for dialogue between the two genres, open for experiments, analogue and electronic, and shows non-hierarchical artistic approaches of several generations of artists in one programme.


TFB Nr. 1330

Cast & Credits

Dance, choreography, concept, viola: Nastasja Štefanić
Light: Emese Csornai
Co-production: Zagreb Dance Center

SOUNDANCE Festival 2019
Artistic direction, production: Jenny Haack
Production, PR: Helen Suhr
Production, translation, PR: Hayley Glickfeld Bielman
Production, accessibility: Emilia Oebel
PR: Katja Karouaschan
Technical direction, light: Emese Csornai, Aurora Rodriguez

Open Platform was curated by Meinrad Kneer and Jenny Haack.

SOUNDANCE Festival Berlin is a project from b.arts.u – berlin arts united in cooperation with DOCK11, funded by Hauptstadtkulturfonds.


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10435 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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