THE AFFAIR* I 11 – 25 FEBRUARY 2010 I UFERSTUDIOS BERLIN
* 1. a matter that has been attended to or that needs attention; 2. an event or occurrence that has been referred to or is known about; 3. a social event; 4. an object or item of a particular kind; 5. a sexual relationship between people not married to each other; 6. an incident that attracts public attention or notoriety.
The Affair is an opportunity for illicit artistic activities, unforeseen liaisons among unmarried parties and agreed open relationships.
The Affair is a two week event or series of occurrences, that will come into being through a heterarchal structure of communication and organization.
It is initiated by dance-related artists working and creating within exiting education structures.
Our Affair is a plural format event activated by participants proposals.
It is a coming together that will take place through a various forms including workshops, lectures, performances, discussions, editorials, parties. Fotodokumentation
PROGRAMME I CLASSES /WORKSHOPS
Participants of the Affair propose classes every morning (10.30h-12.30h) and workshops in the afternoon.(14h-18h).
Saturday 13th / 19h-22h
/ Alte Kantine
by Mohamad Abbasi, An Kaler, Tümay Kilincel, Aline Landreau, Meri Otoshi and others
Saturday 13th / 17h / Studio 2: „Amarelo“ by Elisabete Finger (BR, dance artist)
Friday 19th programme 1:19h-22h / Studio 2
Saturday 20th programme 2:19h-22h / Studio 2
Works by Mohamad Abbasi, Eva-Maria Bakardjiev, Yaïr Barelli, Pauline Brottes, Émilie Combet, Aline Landreau, Michelle Moura, Meri Otoshi, Kai Stöger, Anna Till, Nils Ulber
LECTURES / DISCUSSIONS
1. Friday 12th / 17h30-20h / Alte Kantine
„Cauli Flowers as food to young artists in Brazil“ by Elisabete Finger (BR, dance artist) and Michelle Moura (BR, ESSAIS student)
2. Tuesday 23th / 19h-21h / Alte Kantine
„Art and Violence“ by Kuba Bąk (PL, curator)
3. Wednesday 24th / 19h-21h / Alte Kantine
“Tu n’avais rien compris ! Self-education, desire, and the limits of non-control (against Jacques Rancière)” by Franz-Anton Cramer (DE, dance theorist, author)
BREAKFAST SALON / 10h-13h
A shared breakfast in a private flat to discuss text material.
(Detailed information will be announced)
PARTY: Saturday 20th / 22h / Studio 2/3
Spontaneous activities and events will be announced.
OPEN AND FREE FOR ALL
The AFFAIR will take place in English!!
THE AFFAIR will take place at:
Uferstraße 8/23, 13357 Berlin-Gesundbrunnen
U8 Pankstraße / U9 Osloer Straße
THE AFFAIR started as a cooperation between ESSAIS students from CNDC, Centre national de danse contemporaine, Angers (FR) and students from HZT, Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz – Pilotprojekt Tanzplan Berlin.