|12. bis 19.08.2017||eine Soloperformance von Christine Bonansea
|TANZ||19.00 Uhr||im DOCK 11|
Vorstellungen im DOCK 11
12. und 13. August 2017, sowie 17., 18. und 19. August, jeweils um 19.00 Uhr
DOCK 11, Kastanienallee 79, 10435 Berlin
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Tickets: 15.- Euro / 10.- Euro erm.
Musikalische Komposition / Performance: Nicole Caroll
Licht Design: Elizabeth Mak und Solomon Weisbard
Foto: Robert Flynt
Graphische Programmierung: Yoann Trellu
OnlyHuman is a choreographic project that attempts to reveal the human nature and its intrinsic paradox. The piece is inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche’s aphoristic volume Human, All Too Human that established the relationship between science, culture and free-spiritedness.
Created in collaboration with multimedia artists and conceived as a departure point for a future solo series, this highly kinetic and virtuosic dance is a meditation on bodily images and stereotypes of self in the context of the environment – geography, emotions, social structure.
The body is displaced relocated, attempting to redirect itself to find its center, trying to take control over himself. Different physical modes of embodiment interact with the immediate environment, generating the choreography as from a series of selves. Explorations of potential stereotypical representations of the human body punctuate the evolution of the dance: the movements will create its own contexts, flexibly shifting the focus, perspective and dimensionalities within the internal and cohesiveness of the dance.The choreography emphasizes systemic modes of constructed experience and the paradoxes built into them.
The OnlyHuman project explores various states and images through the physical body that evoke the paradigm of what is human; from the emancipation and beauty of the human race to its absurd and vain behaviors that generate disconnection.
“The complete irresponsibility of man for his actions and his nature is the bitterest drop which he who understands must swallow”. Nietzsche
Concept / Choreography / Performance: Christine Bonansea
Original Music Composition / Performance: Nicole Caroll
Lighting Design: Elizabeth Mak and Solomon Weisbard
Photography: Robert Flynt
Graphic Programming: Yoann Trellu
Christine Bonansea is a New York-based dancer and choreographer with over 17 years of international experience in conceiving, directing/choreographing and performing movement-based works. She creates performances, installations, and films. She is the Artistic Director of Christine Bonansea Company, founded in 2010. Defined by expressive, virtuosic, improvisation-driven movement, her work inhabits an experimental, interdisciplinary, and collaborative environment in which other media – theater, video, visual art and design, spoken word, and music – play an important and integral part. Having studied Modern Literature at Paris’ La Sorbonne, she cites writers and philosophers as major influences.
Bonansea studied dance with such luminaries as Regine Chopinot, Catherine Diverres, Mathilde Monnier, Ralph Lemon, Anna Halprin, Nancy Stark Smith, Nita Little. She had the pleasure to collaborate and perform with such artists as Catherine Galasso, Katie Duck, Kathleen Hermesdorf, Sara Shelton Mann, Faustin Linyekula, Tino Sehgal, Yoshiko Chuma.
In New York City, Bonansea’s work has been presented by Danspace Project, Dixon Place, and Movement Research at the Judson Church, Triskelion Arts and JACK. Her dances have also been developed in art residencies and commissioned by numerous venues and festivals in the U.S. and worldwide, including Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, ODC Theater, San Francisco International Arts Festival, and The Joe Goode ANNEX (San Francisco); Headwater Theater Linda Austin Space (Portland); Atlantic Center for the Arts (South Beach, Florida); DanceMatters (Toronto, Canada); Whenever Wherever Festival (Tokyo, Japan); The Centre Nationale De la Danse - Paris and at DOCK11 (Berlin, Germany). Her last work has been seen at JACK, the Judson Church, Triskelionarts in NYC and at Earthdance Creative residency in 2017.
Additionally, Christine is also an accomplished dance teacher in both professional / performative and therapeutic setting.
Christine Bonansea Company has been supported by funds from the Zellerbach Family Foundation, American Dance Abroad, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the LAD-Dancer’s Group, and sponsored by New York Live Arts - NYC.