A geometric body made of long bamboo poles. Held by tension belts. At first sight not to grasp...
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101 Concrete

Steven Koglin, Lukas Schapp, Jonas Zeidler & Benjamin Schultz (Potsdam)  

03 Jul – 14 Aug 2021 | Potsdamer Tanztage 2021Open air performance

The urban tradition of the movement culture Art du Déplacement (also known as Parkour) meets here the stage space of the theatre. This performance developed from the perspective of the art of locomotion and seeks expressions of a personal vision of this art of movement. In the process, the four artists create their own stage space: a structure made of bamboo poles, musical and physical interactions. The performers Steven Koglin and Lukas Schapp enter into a relationship with this constantly changing space from various perspectives and on different levels. They shape it, reinterpret it, are in dialogue with it and themselves, cooperate, come into play with each other, grow with each other.

Steven Koglin and Lukas Schapp have been running the Potsdam in Motion Academy since 2014, which teaches parkour, slackline and movement in urban space. In their first artistic production of their own, they combine elements from architecture, music and art du déplacement and explore the question of how risk is a question of perspective. When is it worth taking the plunge?

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Project coordination/Choreography/Performance: Steven Koglin & Lukas Schapp
Stage design: Jonas Zeidler
Music/sound design: Benjamin Schulz
Documentation: Edgar Kutschera
Mentoring: accompaniment of the project development by Clément Layes
With the kind support of the state capital Potsdam and the fabrik Potsdam as part of the programme Artists in Residence.
Duration: 60 minutes