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SOFTER SWELLS
Recording: 2015-01-09 , Tanztage Berlin 2015 | Sophiensæle (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Aoife McAtamney

SOFTER SWELLS

Tanztage Berlin 2015 | Sophiensæle

Production Details / Press Releases

SOFTER SWELLS is a dance, disjointed both in structure and content. It illustrates a landscape of rapidly shifting memories. The roots of the work incorporate Irish cultural references pertaining to gender and sexual attitudes.Softer Swells has been performed in Ireland, Italy, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Poland and in France. The solo was created in Dublin during 2012 with Anna Kaszuba, Ilan Kav and Juan Corres Benito, founding members of DISH Dance. Softer Swells was an Aerowaves selection in 2014.

AOIFE MCATAMNEY graduated from the D.A.N.C.E Across Europe program in 2009, directed by William Forsythe, Wayne McGregor, Frédéric Flamand and Angelin Preljocaj. She then went on to work with Sara Rudner (NYC), Regina van Berkle (GER), Anneke Hansen (NYC), Emma Martin (IRE) and T.R.A.S.H (NL). Aoife was an Associate Artist of DanceIreland for 2012, Modul Dance Carte Blanche Artist for 2012/13, an Aerowaves artist for 2014 and a co-founder of DISH Dance. Choreografies are Sweetheart that’s the interesting part…, The Spinner, EMPTY ECHO/Softer Swells, What’s The Matter? and EGG CHARADEmade with collaborator Nina Vallon. Aoife works collaboratively with Sweetie, Sit Down and choreographers Igor Urzelia and Moreno Solinas. She is supported by The Arts Council of Ireland, Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival, FRINGE LAB and is produced by Ellie Creighton.

Cast & Credits

CHOREOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE: Aoife McAtamney
LICHTDESIGN: Tim Feehily
Funded by The Arts Council of Ireland, Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival, FRINGE LAB. Produced by Ellie Creighton.

TANZTAGE BERLIN 2015
ARTISTIC DIRECTION: Anna Mülter
FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT: Franziska Schrage
COLLABORATION: Cilgia Gadola
MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE: Raisa Kröger
Technical Management: Walter Freitag, Fabian Lehmann, Eugen Böhmer
The 24th Tanztage Berlin are a production by SOPHIENSÆLE.
Funded by the Governing Mayor of Berlin – Senatskanzlei Cultural Affairs.
Supported by Goethe-Institut, Polnisches Institut Berlin, Tanzfabrik Berlin, Halle Tanzbühne, Mapping Dance.

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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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