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PERFORMANCES 2015

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Rani Nair (SE/IN)

Future Memory

Kurt Jooss, one of the most eminent choreographers of German expressionist dance, had a very special encounter in Sweden. One result of his meeting with Lilavati Häger, a dancer who had emigrated to Sweden from India, was his last piece: the solo Dixit Dominus from 1975, which he gave to her as a present. Jooss died four years later. Before her death in 2002, Häger consigned the solo to Rani Nair. The young choreographer first did a reconstruction of Jooss’ dance in the classical sense and subsequently used the historical material to develop a contemporary approach in her solo Future Memory. In the process, she created an open, lively examination of what it means to take over a dance piece and use it to write a piece of alternative dance history. Nair dances, sings, talks about Dixit Dominus and Lilavati Häger. And the audience even get to smell Häger’s favourite perfume.

Duration: 60 min

This performance was supported by the "ImPulsTanz sponsor cirlce"-member Dr. Helmut Raftl, Lusthaus Wien.

TRAILER

The installations are open to the public after the performances.
Opening hours exhibitions:
SoftMachine: Exhibition
a second step to IDEAL PARADISE
Furthermore, a café, especially designed for the period of the ImPulsTanz festival, invites the audience to stay, enjoy the atmosphere and exchange experiences.

venue:
Weltmuseum Wien
dates:
Aug 04, 2015, 20:30 [ SOLD OUT ]
Aug 06, 2015, 19:00

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