• Bára Sigfúsdóttir / GRIP
      Double bill: FLÖKT + being

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  • The Icelandic choreographer Bára Sigfúsdóttir is known for her personal, highly visual and imaginative work. She presents two of her creations in an exciting double bill. During FLÖKT you are invited to take place in a white silk dome for a partly visible and partly invisible dance between bodies, materials, sound, space and the atmosphere. For the duet being Bára collaborates with the Iranian dancers Masoumeh Jalalieh and SeyedAlireza Mirmohammad. The choreography is a poetic dialogue between Western European and Middle Eastern culture and society.

    FLÖKT by Bára Sigfúsdóttir and Tinna Ottesen
    FLÖKT – a flickering flow offers an exploration of our bodily connection with the world surrounding us. It suggests that nature is not something that solely exists outside of us but also something we can sense and experience through our bodies. The audience is invited into a white silk dome, an environment which is in a constant state of transition and allows you to feel the close proximity of things, bodies, the space, the sound, the lights and the massive presence of this environment which literally surrounds you. Together we undertake a journey inside an interconnected poetic miniature of our world

    Warning: Because of the corona virus and diplomatic measures against Iran the performance being is cancelled. FLÖKT will be on show.

    being by Bára Sigfúsdóttir
    While teaching a workshop in Iran, Bára got intrigued by the skills and presence of two local artists, Masoumeh Jalalieh and SeyedAlireza Mirmohammadi. This experience planted the seed for an ongoing artistic affinity between the three of them, resulting in being. This performance is the meeting between bodies, between the two people on stage, between them and the audience and between Western European and Middle Eastern culture and society. The stage becomes a place to explore what we share rather than to underline our differences.

    Credits being
    choreography Bára Sigfúsdóttir | created with / performed by Masoumeh Jalalieh en SeyedAlireza Mirmohammadi | music Eivind Lønning | costume Andrea Kraenzlin | lighting design Jan Fedinger | dramaturgy Sara Vanderieck | technical supervision Marie Vandecasteele en/of Bardia Mohammad | international diffusion A Propic / Line Rousseau en Marion Gauvent | production GRIP | coproduction Kunstencentrum Vooruit / DNA - Departures and Arrivals, DansBrabant, DANCE ON PASS ON DREAM ON, workspacebrussels / Life Long Burning, Moussem Nomadisch Kunstencentrum, de Grote Post, C-TAKT | with the support of fabrik Potsdam, Platform 0090, Grand Theatre en CAMPO | with financial support of de Vlaamse overheid, de Ambassade van de Fedërale Republiek Duitsland, the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, de stad Antwerpen | thanks to Andrean Sigurgeirsson, Martin Blank

    Credits FLÖKT
    concept Bára Sigfúsdóttir, Tinna Ottesen | choreography Bára Sigfúsdóttir | scenography Tinna Ottesen | dans=ce Bára Sigfúsdóttir, Meri Pajunpää, Aëla Labbé | *music created and performed by Eivind Lønning | lighting design Jan Fedinger | international distribution A Propic – Line Rousseau en Marion Gauvent | production GRIP | coproduction kunstencentrum nona (Mechelen, BE), C-TAKT (Limburg, BE), Workspacebrussels (BE), Rosendal Teater (Trondheim, NO), Vlaams Cultuurhuis De Brakke Grond (Amsterdam, NL), DansBrabant (Tilburg, NL) | with the support of DansiT Trondheim (NO), Vooruit (Gent, BE), Dansens Hus Stockholm (SE), Bora Bora (Aarhus, DK) | with the financial support of de Vlaamse Overheid, the Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education, The Nordic Culture Fund, Nordic Culture Point, Arts Council Norway, the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union | thanks to** Eva Vrieling

  • Prices
  • Regular: €16
  • Student / CJP: €11
  • Location
  • FLÖKT: Benedenzaal (downstairs). Being: bovenzaal (upstairs).
  • Duration
  • The duration of this double bill is ±2 hours, including a short break.

    With a ticket for 7 PM you will first see FLÖKT and then being.
    With a ticket for 8 PM you will first see being and then FLÖKT.

  • 3 x GRIP for €30
  • Want to see more work by GRIP artists? Then buy a 3 x GRIP discount ticket and also visit the performances by Michele Rizzo and Jan Martens.