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Recording: 2020-10-24 , Open Spaces | Tanzfabrik Berlin (Video © Walter Bickmann)



Open Spaces | Tanzfabrik Berlin / Wedding

Production Details / Press Releases

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In their project »performing archive«, which runs over several years, WILHELM GROENER engage in the topic of the archivistic, its methods, rhythms, connotations, extensions and (re-)orderings. What can a performative archive be or represent? What can the archiving of the performative be? Can bodies and their means be considered as archives? And can the body of work serve as a kind of ‘transformation machine’ that constantly allows for new facets of the performative? Within »Open Spaces« the first presentation now takes place.

Artist Mariola Groener and dancer Günther Wilhelm have been joining their names and arts under the WILHELM GROENER label since 2001. Their interdisciplinary approach generates a performative-choreographic oeuvre, which unfolds between stage performances, site-specific works, lecture, and exhibitions. So far WILHELM GROENER’s oeuvre covers 20 stage works, numerous stations of their ongoing performance project 33 SKIZZEN, several video works, art editions and publications.
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Cast & Credits

Concept & performance: WILHELM GROENER – Günther Wilhelm & Mariola Groener

Special Thanks: Franz Anton Cramer, Elisa Calosi, Ben Cottrell, Rudi Fischerlehner, Christoph Freyer, Assaf Hochman, Ulrich Huhn, Beatriz Rebbig, Simone Willeit, Martin Pilz and the Tanzfabrik team .

A WILHELM GROENER production supported by the basis funding of Senate Department for Culture and Europe. In cooperation with Tanzfabrik Berlin, STUK Leuven, Nomad Dance Academy Ljubljana and UFER_STUDIOS in the frame of the project Creative Crossroads / Life Long Burning – Towards a sustainable Eco-System for Contemporary Dance in Europe, supported by the EU Creative Europe Programme.

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Artistic director: Ludger Orlok, Jacopo Lanteri
Production management: Juan Harcha
Organization: Vincenz Kokot
Communication, press, editorial: Felicitas Zeeden
Technical management: Martin Pilz
The performance program of the Tanzfabrik Berlin is supported by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe and apap – Performing Europe 2020, co-funded by Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

Tanzfabrik Berlin / Wedding

Uferstr. 23
13357 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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