The Lodge (2005) / Épicentre (2021)

Gunilla Heilborn & Mårten Nilsson / Anne Nguyen & Greg Kozo  

03 Jun 2023 | Potsdamer Tanztage 2023Film

In the short film The Lodge, Henrik invites his circle of friends to a summer house in the forest. Using different strategies, the young men and women from the big city begin to discover nature for themselves: they climb trees or knock them over, practise chopping wood or perform abstract expressive dances by the lake. An equally warm-hearted and ironic reflection on a group of big-city hipsters between a self-awareness trip and discovering nature.

In honour of the 60th anniversary of architect Fernand Pouillon's Le Parc housing estate in Paris, Anne Nguyen presented with Épicentre a film that "questions the influence of large-scale architectural settlements on human and social behaviour". Aiming to highlight the monumental and timeless qualities of the building, the choreographer asked the dancers to wear Native American headdresses…


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The Lodge:
Dauer: 12 minutes

Dauer: 9 minutes