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A choreographic expedition through the dance scene of the GDR:


When societies change - what remains culturally visible and what is removed from view? Together with international artists from post-socialist transitional societies, Asentić uncovers choreographic concepts and asks about their right to contemporaneity. Did the imbalance of cultural appreciation after the fall of communism devour the East German dance scene - or did its influences go into exile?

Concept: Saša Asentić 

Artistic direction: Alexandre Achour, Saša Asentić 

Collaboration: Olivera Kovačević-Crnjanski 

Performance: Alexandre Achour, Saša Asentić, Rike Flämig, Berit Jentzsch, Olivera Kovačević Crnjanski, Fine Kwiatkowski, Daniela Marini Salvatierra, Dennis Seidel, a.o. 

Research consultation: Jens Giersdorf, Marion Kant, Barbara Lubich, Arila Siegert, Eva Winkler 

Research-assistance: Heike Bröckerhoff, Stella Cristofolini 

Artistic collaboration with Dennis Seidel: Marcel Bugiel 

A production by Saša Asentić in co-production with SOPHIENSÆLE and Hellerau - European Centre of Arts. 

Das Ost-West-Ding, Sophiensaele - Berlin, Germany


Hellerau - Dresden, Germany


Alexandre Achour

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