Transindividuality in Contemporary Dance and Performance. A lecture by Ana Vujanović.

In her lecture from November 9, 2016, Ana Vujanović discusses the idea of transindividuality (Gilbert Simondon, Paolo Virno, Jason Read) as a way of thinking the relationship between the community and the individual. She focus on several dance and performance works that she uses to identify the choreographic strategies of the composition of this space in between and to consider for broader socio-political and everyday perspectives.

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BEHAVE, O BODY: scripting my corporeality in face of Covid-19

In recent weeks, one practice in particular became (in)famous in slowing down the Covid-19 pandemic: social distancing. But the strategy of „distancing“ first and foremost means physical separation and disciplining along scripts for the performance of bodies. Thus, the interaction with others and ourselves gains an edge on body awareness. A glimpse at a corporeality in Zurich, Switzerland.

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«The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is: it’s to imagine what’s possible» – A lecture by Marc Streit

«With my initiatives I intend to gather people and foster real encounters – collective experiences. I consider art as a metaphorical exile, a place of resistance and action, that can and should create new perspectives and new meanings. I understand myself as a connecter, collaborator, organizer, contextualizer, producer, and host in the field of contemporary […]

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Gemeinschaft auf Hügeln: Kunst und Natur

Die jugoslawische Künstlergruppe OHO (1965-71) entschied auf dem Gipfel ihrer Bekanntheit, sich aufzulösen und in der Gemeinde Šempas in Slowenien eine Kommune zu gründen. Bojan Brecelj dokumentierte 1977 das Leben der Gemeinschaft fotografisch. Beim visuellen Einblick in das gestaltete Leben in der Natur drängen sich Assoziationen zu einer anderen Gemeinschaft auf: die Kolonie auf dem Monte Verità zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts. Eine Bezugnahme in Bildern.

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