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PERFORMANCES 2015

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[8:tension] Young Choreographers' Series

Ligia Lewis (DE/DO)

Sorrow Swag

Voices of disobedience and refusal (such as from Jean Anouilh’s Antigone and Beckett’s Not I) inhabit the hybrid, restless body of a young man performed by L.A. based performance artist Brian Getnick. Ligia Lewis was born in the Dominican Republic, grew up in the USA and currently lives in Berlin. With Sorrow Swag she has created an intense performance revealing the essentially political dimension of sadness that lies in rejecting the happiness imposed by society. The powerful soundtrack was created by Lewis’ twinbrother - acclaimed musician and producer Twin Shadow!

Austrian premiere
Duration: 40 min

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TRAILER

For 14 years already, the [8:tension] Young Choreographers’ Series has presented new generations of choreographers of the international dance and performance scene. 2015 the series comprises 11 productions, which are all also nominated for the Casinos Austria Prix Jardin d'Europe, endowed with Euro 10,000. It will be awarded by a prestegious jury consisting of Ivo Dimchev, Sigrid Gareis and Faustin Linyekula. For the first time the popular Fan Award will be given away in cooperation with radio FM4 – via online voting you can cast your vote for the artist clip of your heart, as of 04 July!

venue:
Schauspielhaus
dates:
Aug 06, 2015, 21:00 [ SOLD OUT ]
Aug 08, 2015, 22:30

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