In August, Elisabeth will be in residency in Koli, Finland together with Finish theater company Mamia. There, they will start the creation of a new work and Elisabeth will also continue the creation process of her own, new work ‘Texture Body Texture’.
The inner political situation in Germany in the last weeks inspired Elisabeth to rechoreograph the traditional Bavarian Bandl Tanz together with Syrian and German teenagers. Instead of using the Bavarian colors, it was decided to interweave both the colors of the Syrian and the German flag as a sign of peaceful togetherness and openness to each other’s cultures.
Thank you to Fachstelle Plus and Jedem Kind seine Kunst for the support.
In the coming week, Elisbaeth will participate in the event ‘Creative Side by Side – an intercultural project’, within which she will offer dance workshops to kids and teenagers of all ages.
This workshop week is organised and funded by Fachstelle Plus and Jedem Kind seine Kunst.
On 12th and 13th July, Elisabeth will give a Summer Intensive at Scottish Dance Theatre, Dundee Rep Dundee. The workshops will be based around ideas of SIXFOLD, working with an object and with movement in the fusions of visual art and dance.
Moreover, she offers a daily professional class for local dance artists.
Elisabeth was interviewed by the Scottish Newspaper ‘Press & Journal’ regarding her current Scottish tour of SIXFOLD and her life as a dancer and choreographer.
This week, Elisabeth will start working towards a new creation with Designer Mélanie Planchard. The work called ‘Texturebody / Bodytexture’ is currently in production and will premiere in 2019.
Here a little excerpt: https://vimeo.com/271629646
Image & Video: Martine Pinnel
Last year, the work ‘Desmotes’, created together with Andréas Papapetrou in Nicosia, was perfromed at Cyprus at the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, as part of Faneronemi Festival. This year, a photographic exhibition shows special moments of this festival, all captured by photographer Kyriakos Christodoulides. Some moments of Desmotes are also on exhibit.
The exhibition still runs until September 30th at the Bank of Cyprus.
In the past week, Elisabeth developed a choreography with the students of Vinzenz von Paul Gymnasium Prüm, Germany, on the Prélude of Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner.
The photographic work created in collaboration with Benjamin Kummer in Berlin in summer 2013 is part of London Open Screen Exhibition 2018 at the Whitechapel Gallery London.
The London Open will take place from June – August 2018.
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