German artist Martin Nachbar presents his performance of URHEBEN AUFHEBEN regarding his process and approaches to re-enactment, reconstruction and historical dance pieces as well as those of Dore Hoyer, at the Lucy Guerin Inc studio on the 8 & 9 May. This presentation follows a week long Hotbed workshop with 16 selected participants working with video, overcoming aesthetic and taste barriers when facing ‘dated’ choreography, as well as considering physical and emotional precision.
Urheben Aufheben | By Martin Nachbar (GERMANY)
Dates: Friday 8 and Saturday 9 May 2015
Venue: Lucy Guerin Inc studio, 28 Batman Street, West Melbourne
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ABOUT MARTIN NACHBAR
As one of the first contemporary choreographers in Germany to examine heritage, memory and reconstruction in dance conceptually, Martin’s practice connects with Lucy Guerin Inc’s interest in dance history and record. Since the funding program “Tanzfonds Erbe” there have been interesting developments in Germany concerning this topic and practice. Following on from interest in Jochen Roller’s project in Australia, Lucy Guerin Inc is delighted to invite Martin to engage local practitioners in his process.
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This edition of Hotbed is generously supported by the Goethe-Institut Australia.