INVENTUR 2

Contemporary Dance & Performance

Panels, Lectures, Live Acts, Performances

Do/Thu 01.06. 10:00 – Sa/Sat 03.06. 18:00

INVENTUR 2 stellt die derzeitige Situation innerhalb der zeitgenössischen Tanz- und Performancekunst sparten- und genreübergreifend auf den Prüfstand. 12 Jahre nach der ersten INVENTUR im Tanz im Jahr 2005 in Wien erörtern prominente Akteure des Feldes zentrale Fragestellungen der aktuellen Tanz- und Kunstentwicklung vor dem Hintergrund gegenwärtiger politischer, ökologischer und ökonomischer Krisen. In neun Panels steht sowohl das „Inventar“ als auch die „Inventur des Inventars“ zur Diskussion.

INVENTUR 2 wants to analyse the current situation of contemporary dance and the performing arts, across genre boundaries and in a cross-sectoral manner. 12 years after the first INVENTUR in Vienna in 2005 the field’s most prominent performers discuss central topics of the latest developments of contemporary dance and art, all the while taking in consideration the current political, ecological and economic crises. In nine panels, both the inventory as well as the inventory-taking itself will be up for discussion.

Konzept/Concept: Sigrid Gareis, Gabriele Brandstetter, Martina Hochmuth, Bettina Masuch

Location: tanzhaus nrw Düsseldorf, Erkrather Str. 30, D-40233 Düsseldorf

Participation Fee: € 30,- (no further reductions); Tickets for the evening performances need to be booked additionally.
A remaining amount of day tickets (€ 15,-) may be purchased on event days. Due to limited seating capacities at some afternoon panels, we kindly ask you to make reservations with your selected panels on-site early on the event days.

The event is held in English.

PANELS

Do/Thu 01.06.

10:00 – 10:30 WELCOME

10:30 – 13:00 PANEL 1 GLOBALISM/POSTCOLONIALISM Grown-ups rolling like madmen in the market-place
Heads: Jay Pather (associate professor, Institute for Creative Arts/University of Cape Town), via video Achille Mbembe (professor, History and Politics/University of the Witwatersrand); Participants: Nora Chipaumire (choreographer), Opiyo Okach (choreographer)

15:00 – 17:30 PANEL 2 EXPANDING THE INSTITUTION
Heads: Gurur Ertem (cultural sociologist, academic, critic, dancer, curator, dramaturge), Chantal Pontbriand (contemporary art curator, critic); Participants: Javiera Peon-Veiga (choreographer, performer, lecturer), Jan Ritsema (director, dancer, co-founder of PAF – Performing Arts Forum)

15:00 – 17:30 PANEL 3 PERFORMING THE MUSEUM
Heads: Georg Schöllhammer (editor, writer, curator), Ana Janevski (associate curator, Department of Media and Performance Art/Museum of Modern Art New York); Participants: Babette Mangolte (filmmaker, photographer), Manuel Pelmuş (choreographer, visual artist)

20:00 LECTURE PERFORMANCE
Raimund Hoghe
„Ich räume auf“ Entrance € 22,-/€ 8,50 for participants of INVENTUR 2 / Details HERE


Fr/Fri 02.06.
10:00 – 12:30 PANEL 4 AUDIENCE AND ATTENTION
Heads: Claire Bishop (art historian, critic/CUNY Graduate Center New York), Ralph Lemon (choreographer, writer, visual artist); Participants: Maria Hassabi (artist, choreographer), Trajal Harrell (dancer, choreographer)

15:00 – 17:30 PANEL 5 BODIES IN CRISIS/DANCE IN CRISIS
Heads: Lia Rodrigues (choreographer, director), Panaibra Gabriel Canda (dancer, choreographer);

15:00 – 17:30 PANEL 6 SOCIAL PRACTICES AND THE INHERENT POLITICS OF DANCE
Heads: Jonathan Burrows (choreographer, dancer, Senior Research Fellow Centre for Dance Research/Coventry University), Dan Daw (dance artist, performer impacting the conversation on dance and disability); Participants: Bojana Kunst (philosopher, performance art theorist, professor, Institute for Applied Theatre Studies/Justus-Liebig University Giessen), Joe Moran (choreographer, director of Dance Art Foundation)

20:00 PERFORMANCE
Mithkal Alzghair
„Displacement“ Entrance € 22,-/€ 8,50 for participants of INVENTUR 2 / Details HERE


Sa/Sat 03.06.
10:00 – 12:30 PANEL 7 THEORY
Head: Susan Leigh Foster (choreographer, scholar, distinguished professor, Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance at UCLA); Participants: Janez Janša (theatre theoretician, performer), Rabih Mroué (artist, actor, director), Anurima Banerji (associate professor UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance), Rustom Bharucha (writer, director, dramaturge – not present)

14:00 – 16:30 PANEL 8 EVERY MOMENT, WE MUST ASK OURSELVES: WHAT ARE WE DOING THERE? LIVING THE VICISSITUDES OF DANCE AND ART EDUCATION
Heads: Bojana Cvejić (performance theorist and performance maker, professor, Dance Theory/Philosophy of Art, KHIO, P.A.R.T.S.), Susana Tambutti (professor, History and Theory of Dance, National University of the Arts Buenos Aires, professor Faculty of Humanities, National University of La Plata); Participants: Sujata Goel (dancer –  trained in classical Bharatanatyam and contemporary dance), Laurence Rassel (director École de recherche graphique, École supérieure des arts Brussels)

14:00 – 16:30PANEL 9 STRATEGIES OF EMPOWERMENT/THE FORCE OF DANCE
Agata Siniarska (stubborn dancer, theory-practice lover, aliens believer), Maque Pereyra (dancer, performer, cumbia-reggaeton lover, sincerity practitioner), Pauline Payen (alias maker, multidisciplinary performer, auto-emerging artist), Vala Tomasz Foltyn (physical thinker, performance maker, choreographer, queer activist)

17:00 – 18:00 OUTRO
Lina Majdalanie (performer, writer, director, lecturer), Sandra Noeth (curator, researcher, writer), Gabriel Smeets (director Cullbergbaletten)

 

An event of the Kunststiftung NRW in collaboration with the tanzhaus nrw, supported within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media. INVENTUR 2 takes place within the framework of the European Dancehouse Network (EDN), co-funded by Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

The first INVENTUR, curated by Georg Schöllhammer (idea) and Martina Hochmuth, took place during March 3 – 5, 2005 at Tanzquartier Wien (direction Sigrid Gareis).

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