15. - 18.3.Billinger & SchulzUNLIKELY CREATURES (II) we dance for youPerformance / DanceVerena Billinger and Sebastian Schulz invite us to join them in an arena at the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. While the audience places itself around the dance floor, six performers make their bodies vibrate and tremble, throw themselves around the space and engage in energetic movement loops. It is a reference to the present: a beautiful, successful point in time with all its ramifications, incompatibilities and vagueness.
23. - 26.3.SAVVY ContemporaryThat, Around Which The Universe RevolvesPerformance & ExhibitionSAVVY Contemporary is a Berlin art project dedicated to the dialogue between “Western art” and “non-Western art”. The group headed by founder Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung has recently started a new international research project dealing with the rhythms of urban spaces in Lagos, Harare, Hamburg, Berlin and Düsseldorf. Specific historiographies and the temporal and spatial dimensions of daily urban life are explored at every site.
The Year 2017A Collective Chronicle of Thoughts and Observations#9 February, 26th – March 5th: Gina MoxleyWelcome to what is going to be a collective chronicle of the year 2017! This journal will follow the general change that we experience in our daily lives, in our cities, countries and beyond, in the political discourses and in our reflections on the role of artists and intellectuals. Week after week different writers, artists, thinkers and scientists will take the role of an observer as they contribute to this collective diary.
17. & 18.3.She She Pop50 Grades of ShamePerformanceIn Wedekind’s “Spring Awakening”, teachers fail to educate teenagers about sex, because they believe it will ruin them. Today, individual sexual expression has become a social imperative. Images of unclad bodies and sex are omnipresent. The social significance behind them has changed: the concerns remain. Inspired by E. L. James’ erotic novel “50 Shades of Grey” and “Spring Awakening”, She She Pop and guests from the Berlin dance, performance and theater scene has created a reform school in which they take on the role of teachers.