What do you want to share with others? Conference. Tanzhaus NRW Düsseldorf

Dusseldorf conference 2013 © Andreas Endermann

Three years after the EU project modul-dance has started the directors of almost all dance houses from Europe and more than 50 artists and dance companies meet at Tanzhaus NRW in Düsseldorf. The modul-dance conference concentrates at perspectives of networking and internationally based collaborations. Planned as an “open space”, the conference features a program of lectures, thematic discussion panels, lecture demonstrations, presentations, showings and an ongoing forum. The program is completed by evening performances of modul-dance artists, curated by Tanzhaus nrw.

PROGRAMME

Wednesday 4 Sept

17:00 – 18:00 h. Welcome and opening. With Francesc Casadesús, Bertram Müller and Roberto Fratini.

18:30 – 19:30 h. Preview performance: Patricia Apergi/Aerites Dance Company, Planites.

The collective mind and body of the city provides the raw materials for the this work. Here, these elements have been re-evaluated so that the concept of wandering aimlessly in the streets (drifting) also applies to strangers, immigrants, people who travel for pleasure or because they have no other choice. This is a very physical dance, full of emotion.

19:45-21:00 h. The Art and Choreography of Cooking. With Pierre-Yves Lamaison and Coraline Lamaison.

21:00 h. The Art and Choreography of Dinning and Celebrating. With Antje Pfundtner.

Tuesday 5 Sept

9:00 – 9:45 h. Warm up sessions: Cunningham Class with Fearghus Ó Conchúir and Yoga Class.

10:00 – 11:25 h. Morning Plenum and Open Space with all participants: Welcome by Francesc Casadesús and Bertram Müller, Impuls Speech by Roberto Fratini and Open Singing with Tânia Carvalho.

11:30 – 12:30 h. Open Space: Reflection about “new formats” focused on dance itself and conditions or modes or representations. With Coraline Lamaison.

11:30 – 12:30 h. Open Space: Shared space and reflection about the change of the body due to Parkinson’s disease and information of the Dance for Health and Parkinson Project. With Itamar Serussi and Marc Vlemmix.

11:30 – 12:30 h. Open Space: Improvisations with other artists based on the topic of “permanent communication”. With Anita Wach.

11:30h – 13:30. Open Space: Video-work showing and discussion based on the fact that artists often share their works, but not their references. With Jefta van Dinther.

12:30 – 13:30 h. Open Space: Lecture regarding the question of TIME and RHYTHM in live arts today. With Alessandro Sciarroni.

12:30-13:30 h. Open Space: Sharing of experiences in the modul-dance project, lecture about new artistic practice. With Mojca Kasjak.

14:30 – 16:25 h. Open Space: Choreographic workshop. With Guy Cools.

14:30 – 15:30 h. Open Space: Video-extracts and discussion. With An Kaler.

14:30 – 15:30 h. Open Space: Lecture demonstration based on her choreographic method “The thinking body in action”. With Alexandra Waierstall.

14:30 – 16:30 h. Open Space: Dance workshop in digital device + discussion. With Eric Mihn Cuong Castaing.

15:30-16:30 h. Open Space: Interview and discussion: Site specific and intercultural work on an international level. With Angie Hiesl and Carmen Menhert.

15:30 – 16:30 h. Open Space: Discussion format with special emphasis on non-verbal-communication (Studio 5). With Lili M.

16:30 – 18:00 h. Evening Plenum: Summary with Roberto Fratini and all the participants.

20:00 h. Preview performance: Anne JurenHappy End.

21:00 h. Performance: Jurij Konjar, For Juliano Mer-Khamis.

Friday 6 Sept

9:00 – 9:45 h. Warm up sessions: Cunningham Class with Fearghus Ó Conchúir and Yoga Class.

10:00 – 11:25 h.  Morning Plenum and Open Space with all participants: Welcome by Francesc Casadesús and Bertram Müller and Impuls Speech by Roberto Fratini.

11:30 – 13:30 h. Open Space: Workshop: The psychology of art creation (success and fame, blockade in the process of creation). With Bertram Müller.

11:30 – 12:30 h. Open Space: Presentation of films created by the choreographer and short discussion. With David Wampach.

11:30 – 12:30 h. Open Space: Sharing of her practice as a braimstorming moment and experiment some ways of dialogue. With Marie-Caroline Hominal.

11:30 – 12:30 h. Open Space: Structured walking improvisation which will encourage the subject How you value your artistic journey. With Liz Roche.

12:30 – 13:30 h. Open Space: Sharing: The Project of Horizon by Bojana Kunst. With Arianna Economou.

12:30 – 13:30 h. Open Space: Discussion about overproduction. With Claude Ratzé.

12:30 – 13:30 h. Open Space: A thought on residency-ing (a time for debate about how, for whom, what else and what if…). With Jurij Konjar.

14:30 – 15:30 h. Open Space: Discussion What do we share?. With Antje Pfundtner.

14:30 – 15:30 h. Open Space: Round table Dramaturgic advice. With Guy Cools.

14:30 – 15:30 h. Open Space: Discussion Spontaneity in dance performance. With Ben Duke.

14:30 – 16:30 h. Open Space: A sharing of work methods, idea generation. With Tina Tarpgaard.

15:30 – 16:30 h. Open Space: Common discussion Teaching networking. With Benjamin Perchet.

16:30 – 18:00 h. Evening Plenum and common discussion: The future of modul-dance, summary with Roberto Fratini and all the participants and Open Singing with Tânia Carvalho.

18:00 h. Performance: Fabien Prioville Dance Company, The Smartphone Project (Beta Test).

18:00 – 20:00 h. Atelier visit with Alexandra Waierstall including showing.

18:00 – 20:00 h. Studio visit with Ben J. Riepe including showing.

20:00 h. Performance: The Loose CollectiveThe Old Testament According to The Loose Collective.

Using contemporary-performance methods – from text sampling and chorus scenes to beat-boxing and diaspora post punk – the group propose a physical and musical translation of The Old Testament, an enormous body of text, which even today is still an expression of creativity and utopia, of human ambition and frustration.

22:00 h. “Bye-Bye” and “See you” modul-dance floor.

Event Details

  • Starting Date: 04-09-2013
  • Ending Date: 06-09-2013
  • Address: Tanzhaus NRW, Erkrather Strasse, 30. Düsseldorf (Germany)