Production Details / Press Releases
This is a work about love as a physical and mental activity. It draws from lateral ways of thinking and making love to fantasize about the politics of tenderness and desire.
ANIA NOWAKS main interests are currently centered around time economies in choreography and love as a practice of improvisation. Her work has been presented a.o. in Berlin, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Stockholm, Poznan. She collaborated with Martin Hansen and worked for the opening ceremony of the 1st European Games 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Ania is a recipient of DanceWeb at Impuls Tanz Festival 2014 and a graduate from language studies in Cracow and choreography at HZT Berlin.
JULIA RODRIGUEZ, choreographer and performer living and working in Berlin. Her ongoing interest is to reevaluate spaces and ways of working that can display relevant concerns linked to socio-economical aspects of the art practice. Her work has been presented in Berlin, Montpellier and Amsterdam. She has worked for Isabelle Schad, Kareth Schaffer, Philipp Enders, and Christian Falsnaes among others. Julia was a recipient of DanceWeb scholarship in 2014 and graduated from HZT Berlin.
XENIA TANIKO DWERTMANN received her BA in politics and philosophy in Leipzig and is now studying at HZT in Berlin. In her choreographic works she is interested in relationships and how they are differently invented, evoked and experienced. Xenia is a member of Female trouble and organizes discursive events (Vulva Club). In her work Somatheque she analysis the relationship between body and material. Xenia is working for Agata Siniarska, Hana Lee Erdman, Julian Weber and Deufert&Plischke.
Cast & Credits
CONCEPT: Ania Nowak
CHOREOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE: Ania Nowak, Julia Rodriguez, Xenia Taniko Dwertmann
DRAMATURGY ASSISTANCE: Agata Siniarska, Mateusz Szymanowka, Siegmar Zacharias
LIGHTS: Gretchen Blegen
SOUND: Martyna Poznanska
COSTUMES, STYLING: Melanie Jame Wolf
With the kind support of the HZT.
Thanks to Martin Hansen, Julia Plawgo, Kasia Woliriska, Przemek Kamiriski, Nir Vidan, Roni Katz, Lee Meir, Sonia Fernandez Pan, Grazyna & Dominika Nowak, Bernhard Jarosch, Albertine Sarges, Natalia Sookias, Amalia Rodriguez, Marius Boehm and all our collaborators . Thanks to Vita Sacville-West, Katherine Mansfield, Karl Marx, Hannah Arendt, Douglas Coupland, Juliette Drouet, Kathy Acker, Friedrich Nietzsehe, PJ Harvey, Carla Lonzi, Rosi Braidotti, Douglas Crimp, Baruch Spinoza and Michael Hardt
TANZTAGE BERLIN 2016
ARTISTIC DIRECTION: Anna Mülter
FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT: Franziska Schrage
COLLABORATION: Cilgia Gadola
MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE: Raisa Kröger
ARTIST SUPPORT: Ece Tufan
The 25th Tanztage Berlin are a production by SOPHIENSÆLE.
Funded by the Governing Mayor of Berlin – Senatskanzlei Cultural Affairs.
Supported by Museo Universitario del Chopo, Goethe-Institut, Institut français, French Ministry of Culture and Communication / DGCA and mapping dance berlin.
The video documentation is produced 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):