11.05.2014 : walk+talk on Oralsite
The documentation of the walk+talk series by Frédéric Gies, Philipp Gehmacher, Anna Koch and Tove Sahlin in Stockholm is now on Oralsite.
09.05.2014 : GOOD GIRLS GO TO HEAVEN, BAD GIRLS GO EVERYWHERE
GOOD GIRLS GO TO HEAVEN BAD GIRLS GO EVERYWHERE
FRÉDÉRIC GIES with FIEDEL and ANTON STOIANOV
16+17 MAY at 19:00
GOOD GIRLS GO TO HEAVEN BAD GIRLS GO EVERYWEHRE is an experiment of 3 hours and 38 minutes. It is part of Frédéric Gies research project, which he currently develops at DOCH-UNIARTS.
Concept and dance: Frédéric Gies
Floor installation: Anton Stoianov
Produced by Weld
30.11.2013 : walk+talk at dans <3 stockholm
FRÉDÉRIC GIES & ANNA KOCH
Dates: 6 dec kl 17.30
Length: Ca 90 min
Vienna-based Philipp Gehmacher grew tired of listening to theorists discussing choreographers’ work and movements. Instead, he took the initiative to create Walk + Talk, a sort of performance and lecture rolled into one. On stage, in front of the audience, the artists talk while moving-in other words choreographing themselves as they go, providing unique insight into their special way of working. Participating at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern are Phillipp Gehmacher, Anna Koch, Frédéric Gies and Tove Sahlin.
06.09.2013 : dance (praticable)
17 OCTOBER 2013
dance (praticable) – solo version
at 20:30 / villa 88, quartier saint genès
Festival Les Grandes Traversées
Bordeaux / France
22.04.2013 : Seven Thirty In Tights
Premiere: 25 APRIL 2013
+ 26-27-28 APRIL 2013
Lecture by Sylvie Tissot: 27 APRIL 2013
Workshop: 28 APRIL 2013
Let’s imagine a futuristic social dance. The dance would be the outcome of the physical dialogue between the dancers. This physical dialogue would be made of continuous negotiations between different individual choices made within the group. It would demand that each individual listens to the others’ impulses in the most sensitive way and evaluates, second by second, how to respond to it. If one voice within the group would be ignored, isolated or repressed, this would cause a tension that would jeopardize the process of the whole. As in the butterfly effect in chaos theory, each singular move would have an effect on the whole community. Let’s imagine that this dance would be a political practice.
Seven Thirty in Thights is the outcome of several research residences and workshops, involving different groups of dancers, which took place in Zagreb, Stockholm, Alexandria and Berlin. Two previous versions of the piece were presented in Zagreb and in Alexandria in 2011.
In addition to the piece, the audience can attend a workshop in which some of the dances of the piece are transmitted and practiced together, as well as a lecture by Sylvie Tissot, professor of political sciences, on her book “De bons voisins” (“good neighboors”), which examines strategies of social distinction in urban elites.
The score of the piece will be published on this website.
Concept and score: Frédéric Gies
Dance: Sandro Amaral, Evamaria Bakardjiev, Frédéric de Carlo, Frédéric Gies, Thiago Granato, Ligia Manuela Lewis, Antonija Livingstone, Guillem Mont de Palol, Sonja Pregrad, Odile Seitz
Lighting design: Ruth Waldeyer
Tights: Such a Sally
Production management: Christian Modersbach
A production of Frédéric Gies and Sophiensaele
Funded by Hauptstadtkulturfonds / Residence at Weld and at Fabrik Potsdam, Artists-in- residence (the programme Artists-in-residence is funded by Brandenburger Ministerium für Infrastruktur und Landwirtschaft with Mitteln des Hauptstadtvertrages and Landeshauptstadt Potsdam)
Zagreb version: production ekscena 2010-2011 / Realized in collaboration with Zagreb Dance Centre and HIPP – Croatian institute for movement and dance / Supported by Zagreb City Council for Culture, Ministry for Culture of the Republic of Croatia
Alexandria version: supported by Goethe Institute