> Documentation 02-2015
City Dance Cologne
With City Dance Cologne, the choreographer Stephanie Thiersch brought Anna Halprin’s 1970s Walk Performances to Germany
Trajal Harrell’s choreographic performance CAEN AMOUR was dedicated to the American dance icon Loïe Fuller and her impact on contemporary notions of the body.
THE LEGEND OF SYD O’NOO
The tap dancer and choreographer Sebastian Weber worked with the author and director Stéphane Bittoun to look at how tap, as an improvised dance form, deals with its own artistic heritage.
CAPTURING DANCE – DANCE DOCUMENTATION AS ARTISTIC PRACTICE
Young dance artists were working with media artists to create a new focus on dance documentation and present examples of it in Berlin and Cologne.
Portrait Series about six contemporary witnesses who helped to shape 20th German dance history. They reflect on milestones in German dance history, as well as their roles in it.
The Body as Archive
Can dancers' bodies be archives? In his documentary The Body as Archive, the filmmaker Michael Maurissens goes in search of the answer, focusing on dancers as the preservers of choreographic knowledge.
ZWEI GIRAFFEN TANZEN TANGO - BREMER SCHRITTE
Choreographer Helge Letonja was looking at Gerhard Bohner’s 1980 choreography Zwei Giraffen tanzen Tango.
Im Fluss der Zeit / In the Flow of Time
The ballet company at Staatstheater Cottbus restaged two of Uwe Scholz’s choreographies for the three-part ballet evening Im Fluss der Zeit.
LULU BY JOCHEN ULRICH
Ballett Rossa at Halle Opera House brought Ulrich’s 1990 dance piece LULU back to the stage with the involvement of the contemporary witness Darie Cardyn.