Silence

Silence

by IPtanz

2021 / Köln

In the re-installation of the performance “silence” by IPtanz, the body becomes the scene for power, conflict, resistance and attack. By rectifying and extremely slowing down the movement sequences in the encounter with people on the street, connections, cause and effect are placed in a new context. At the same time, the body images slowly and steadily penetrate the living space and confront the viewer without being asked. A circumstance that always accompanies violence. Inspired by the background to acts of war, this aspect of our lives deserves greater attention.

Is violence / aggression no longer indirectly noticeable if it has only penetrated life slowly enough? How do political systems use the habit of violence and aggression? Does time heal the wounds or do we just get used to them over time? What does the performance do with the people on the street who happen to be observers?

2022 in Wismar, Schwerin and Rostock:
performance Anika Bendel, Isabella Compagnoni, Anna Degen, Ilona Pászthy, Jeff Pham, Balázs Posgay, Maria Sauerland, Diana Treder artistic direction Ilona Pászthy choreographic dramaturgy and assistance Alice Gaspari costumes Sabine Schneider production management Marguerite Apostilidis

2021 in Cologne:
performance Anika Bendel, Alice Gaspari, Ilona Pászthy, Diana Treder choreographic material Ilona Pászthy in collaboration with the ensemble dramaturgy Judith Ouwens costumes IPtanz prouction management Josefine Pfütze

2022
Funded by the NATIONALE PERFORMANCE NETZSTEPPING OUT, sponsored by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media as part of the NEUSTART KULTUR initiative, dance aid program.
The cultural office of the city of Cologne. The Office for Tourism and Culture of the Hanseatic City of Wismar. The cultural office of the state capital Schwerin. The Office for Culture, Monument Preservation and Museums of the Hanseatic City of Rostock.
In cooperation with the Mother Earth Family Festival Schwerin.

2021
Funded by Cultural Office of the City of Cologne. Sponsored by Rumpf Handels GmbH.

IPtanz is funded by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the state of Northrhine-Westfalia. IPtanz is a member of iDAS/Tanzhaus NRW.

Dates

13-08-2022, 10:00

Wismar, City Center

12-08-2022, 12:00

Wismar, Sea Bridge Wendorf

10-08-2022, 10:00

Schwerin, City Center Schloßstraße

09-08-2022, 10:00

Wismar, Old Harbour

08-08-2021, 12:00

City Center Cologne, 12 – 6 pm

Old town route: Roncalliplatz, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, Rheinufer, Fischmarkt
Updates about the current location on facebook

11-07-2021, 12:00

City Center Cologne, 12 – 6 pm

Ehrenfeld route: Grüngürtel, Friesenplatz
Updates about the current location on facebook

10-07-2021, 12:00

City Center Cologne, 12 – 6 pm

South city route: Severinstraße/An St. Katharinen, Dreiköniginnenstraße, Severinstraße, Chlodwigplatz, Ubierring
Updates about the current location on facebook

26-06-2021, 12:00

City Center Cologne, 12 – 6 pm

Old town route: Roncalliplatz, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, Rheinufer, Fischmarkt
Updates about the current location on facebook

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