Back into lockdown, it seems quite palpable how the amount of online information keeps growing. Within the measures taken to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the internet, with its social networks, is the platform for social exchange via video, photo and text material. The participatory online workshop “(Re)Searching BODY A” enables the participants* to have an auditory hypnotic experience with the aid of the Zoom software. The auditory senses are especially addressed. The improvement of our listening quality can be a first step towards the transformation of personal and collective communication patterns, even for society as a whole. We can put times in which physical proximity remains impossible to good use while learning to listen better.
For the duration of one hour, “(Re)Searching BODY A” lets the listeners* dive into a choreographic sound track that will be spoken by Colette Sadler, in collaboration with music by Mikko Gaestel and Heiko Tubbesing. This participatory voyage deploys speculative conceptions of the future as tools to create movements, to retrieve altered states of body perception and to explore fluid notions of space and time. As regards content, Colette Sadler continues to pursue her research interest around the topics of “sci-fi – subjectivity”, prototyping (a software development method) as well as the re-invention of the body.
Scottish choreographer Colette Sadler lives in Berlin and Glasgow. Trained in classical ballet, she graduated from London’s Laban Centre and kept working as a dancer until 2002. Her performances were shown in numerous dance and art contexts, among them at Brussel’s Kaaitheater, at South Bank Centre in London, at Nottingham Contemporary, at Impulstanz Wien and also at tanzhaus nrw. She is currently working on a research project on robotics at King’s College in London.
Duration: ca. 60 min. / contains English
Please note: After booking you’ll receive the link to the event shortly before the performance starts.
Concept, text: Colette Sadler; Music: Mikko Gaestel, Heiko Tubbesing; Visuals: Mikko Gaestel.