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CHOREOGRAPHIC CONVENTION V: MOVEMENT RESEARCH
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CHOREOGRAPHIC CONVENTION V: MOVEMENT RESEARCH

As a part of the “Choreographic Convention” Programme of the project “Life Long Burning – Towards a Sustainable Ecosystem of Contemporary Dance in Europe”  Curated by Iva Sveshtarova, Angelina Georgieva, Willy Prager, Stephan A. Shtereff Ever since its introduction into dance-making by the pioneers of modern dance, and especially since experimental dance collectives turned improvisation...

Goldberg Variations
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Goldberg Variations

Self-produced by the artist. Coproduction: Tanzquartier Wien. With the support of Slovene Ministry for Culture  In 2007 Jurij Konjar started looking at Walter Verdin’s video work, ‘Goldberg Variations’, based on the 1986 Steve Paxton’s performance “The Goldberg Variations by J.S. Bach, played by Glen Gould, improvised by Steve Paxton”. In 2009, through a chain of...

dragON aka PONY
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dragON aka PONY

2020 ICARUS Award Nomination for Contemporary Dance and Performance dragON aka PONY is a choreographic work that presents a playground charged with multiple dance references from the past and present, arriving from Western and Eastern Europe. That way it creates a space of constant transition, unfolding intimacy and exposing humble co-existence. Within a frame of...

Lemonism x Actionism
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Lemonism x Actionism

The guest-performance is supported by DANCE ON TOUR Austria – a project by Tanzquartier Wien in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs In LEMONISM x ACTIONISM Akemi Takeya confronts Actionism with her idea of “Lemonism”: She sets up a battle between the two concepts, adapts and re-enacts the strategies of...

Glory /CANCELLED/
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Glory /CANCELLED/

Dear friends, the constantly evolving epidemic situation made the participation of Jeremy Wade and the team of “Glory” in the 13th edition of the festival impossible. Following the cancellation be aware that: 1. refund for the tickets purchased online could be made to the bank card from which the payment has been made; 2. tickets purchased...

One
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One

A stage performance for two dancers The guest-performance is supported by DANCE ON TOUR Austria – a project by Tanzquartier Wien in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs and Austrian Embassy in Sofia. The first starting point for „one“ are the „one word poems“ by Heinz Gappmayr: his works deal...

Corpus Meum
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Corpus Meum

“Without the right to die, the right to live is hypocritical.” Corpus Meum combines many big questions of our time into one by asking: if a body belongs to the one who inhabits it, does he or she have rights over it, and is euthanasia among those rights? With the boldness which her background in...

Perfectly Pink
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Perfectly Pink

“Body as an object and a subject, immersed into the desire to enact itself, to recreate itself” Nomination for the National ICARUS Award 2018 for Contemporary Dance and Performance In the context of current global and local debates on women’s rights, with the performance Perfectly Pink, Iva Sveshtarova puts the attitudes towards female bodies under...

Synthetics
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Synthetics

“High-density polyethylene – milk bottles, water pipes, 3D printer thread. Low-density polyethylene – clamp caps, playground slides, plastic wrap.“ Synthetics is the latest performance by choreographer Jivko Jeliazkov, in which he works with participants from the Dance PORT Derida – a one-year educational and training program in the field of contemporary dance, developed by Derida...

How Fast Life Flies from January to December
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How Fast Life Flies from January to December

“Monday morning to Tuesday afternoon is not so scary sometimes. Successful organization could lead to some new achievements or some sense of peace and happiness.” For the creation of How Fast Life Flies from January to December the choreographer Galina Borissova was inspired by Virginia Woolf, one of the most significant authors of Modernist Literature,...

Nonument
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Nonument

“Graffiti artists, adventurers, travellers and other curious folks break into this riddled ‘chapel’ of a fictional future through any possible crack. Landed on a mountain top like a forgotten flying saucer from another galaxy, the Nonument asks: What meaning are we going to give it? Or how much dynamite are we going to put in...

Ada Lovelace
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Ada Lovelace

“…a visionary who realized that numbers, letters, notes, etc. are symbolic languages ​​that are reciprocal” Ada Lovelace (1815 – 1852) is the only legitimate child of the world-famous romantic poet Lord Byron and his wife (and his emotional opposite) Annabella Byron. Ada’s belonging to the high British society allowed her to receive private education and...

The Afternoon of a Faun
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The Afternoon of a Faun

“These nymphs I would perpetuate. So clear Their light carnation, that it floats in the air Heavy with tufted slumbers. Was it a dream I loved?” Mila Iskrenova chooses The Afternoon of a Faun – both a masterpiece of French Literary Symbolism and of Impressionism in music – for her choreographic journey of the same...

Lunch on the Grass with a Faun
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Lunch on the Grass with a Faun

“What is it like to be a man in dance? Is dance a male activity? How strong is the strong sex in dance?” Lunch on the Grass with a Faun is a creative exploration of the male role in dance. Inspired by Vatslav Nijinsky’s Afternoon of a Faun, which according to choreographer Rossen Mihailov, is...

Made For Happiness
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Made For Happiness

“Step right up ladies and gentlemen! Join us in the happiest show on Earth!”   National ICARUS Award for Contemporary Dance and Performance, 2019 Made for Happiness is a commentary on a topic which we often consider unquestionable, but which turns out to be very important in our contemporary culture: what is happiness and how...

Soft Questions
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Soft Questions

“Soft questions are so different from their brothers, the questions with a defined end, who look more similar to long needles, piercing the subject.” Soft Questions is a choreographic research dealing with the “soft questions” regarding the nature of success, and it answers them “as much as it is able to”. These are those questions,...

Moonlight
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Moonlight

“I think you think I think about you when you think I think you think about me, and that’s so cool.” Nomination for the National ICARUS Award 2019 for Contemporary Dance and Performance Moonlight is a choreographic project focused on poetic structures which function “as a quick machinery of change and disruption”. By playing around...

Six Love Songs
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Six Love Songs

“Love is mystery. Love is POP. Failed love realness” Nomination for the National ICARUS Award 2020 for Contemporary Dance and Performance Six Love Songs is a choreographic concert in which music and dance interact, so that they can visualize failed love. During it, the performers closely flirt with the ideas of intimacy, personal psychologies and...

Ivo Dimchev LIVE Concert
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Ivo Dimchev LIVE Concert

After conquering the international stages as a performer and choreographer, Ivo Dimchev steps on this sanctuary of his as an author of music and singer. So, with the start of the artistic season, new songs and new concerts by Ivo Dimchev are coming. Yet, rather than a regular music concert, his stage appearances are always...