PSR IMPROSPEKCIJE 2022

PSR IMPROSPEKCIJE 2022

IMPROSPEKCIJE2022 - SENSUOUS SURFACES

Program

22/9 Thursday

11-12:30h PC TALA

Margit Galanter: Responding to Performance through Practice / an experiential-discursive format within a GPS program

MCA foyer

Dora Đurkesac: See Soma / installation

Students of Academy of Fine Arts and Academy of Dramatic Art: Grappling / installation

19:00h Gorgona, Museum of Contemporary Art
Snježana Premuš: Time in a glance / performance

The performance will be followed by a conversation between Snježana Premuš and Dora Đurkesac within the PSR program.

 

23/9 Friday

11:00-12:30h PC TALA

Margit Galanter: Responding to Performance through Practice / an experiential-discursive format within the GPS program

MCA foyer
Dora Đurkesac: See Soma / installation

Students of Academy of Fine Arts and Academy of Dramatic Art: Grappling / installation

19:00h Plato, Museum of Contemporary Art  

Marko Gutić Mižimakov: Your sweat leaves a strangely metallic taste on the air, young hunter / performance

The performance will be followed by a conversation between Marko Gutić Mižimakov and Costas Kekis within the PSR program.

 

24/9 Saturday

11:00-12:30h PC TALA
Margit Galanter: Responding to Performance through Practice / an experiential-discursive format within the GPS program

MCA foyer

Dora Đurkesac: See Soma / installation

Students of Academy of Fine Arts and Academy of Dramatic Art: Grappling / installation

19:00h Occasional exhibitions space, 2nd floor, Museum of Contemporary Art  

Oda Brekke: When there’s only surface left / performance within the Dance Hub program

The performance will be followed by a conversation between Oda Brekke and Marko Gutić Mižimakov within the PSR program.

 

25/9 Sunday

11:00-12:30h PC TALA
Margit Galanter: Responding to Performance through Practice / an experiential-discursive format within the GPS program

17:00h Occasional exhibitions space, 2nd floor, Museum of Contemporary Art  

Students’ program

Students of Academy of Fine Arts and Academy of Dramatic Art: Grappling / performance / within the PSR program.

The program will be followed by a conversation with students.

19:00h Gorgona, Museum of Contemporary Art  

Costas Kekis: Bounce / performance

The performance will be followed by a conversation between Costas Kekis and MOLD collective within the PSR program.

 

26/9 Monday

11:00-12:30h PC TALA
Margit Galanter: Responding to Performance through Practice / an experiential-discursive format within the GPS program

19 h KNAP Center
MOLD: A world of kisses, not stones / performance

The performance will be followed by a conversation between the MOLD collective and Oda Brekke within the PSR program.

 

30/9 – 2/10 PC TALA

Margit Galanter: Touch, dialog, and the sensuaries of body-being / a workshop within the GPS program

 

28/10 - 30/10 PC TALA

Shannon Stewart: What does this body make? / Body-based theory practice / a workshop within the GPS program

 

Detailed program

Responding to Performance through Practice / Margit Galanter
Margit Galanter, dance poet and cultural instigator from the Bay Area, California, will host a series of responsive sessions as a corollary experience to the festival’s performances. The goal is to vibrate participation as audience as a creative act. The sessions will incorporate movement, writing, conversation, and explorations to reflect, enhance, process, and evolve the viewing experience into new formations. We will work with our multi-sensoriality, multi-dimensional responses, and the ever-changing experience of idea-creation as a sensuous, changing, and creative unfolding. What is contacted in the art experience, and what is under its surfaces?  Of interest is sharing time, language, and the growing, collective organism of a common field. 


Sea Soma / Dora Đurkesac

“Sea Soma” is a fictional ecosystem exploring water and digital objects as healers of somatic senses. It focuses on embodied cognition and opposes the mind-oriented perception of intelligence. It observes the static screen-based life and contemplates the digital as a sufficient experiential substitute. Its elements are a sea squirt, algorithmic sounds and images, dancer researcher, transparent screens, and mobile phones on neck holders. 

Performance: Ixchel Mendoza Hernandez
Video and creative assistance: Stella Horta
UX design research: Sarah Baron Brljević
Dramaturgical assistance: Nina Gojić
Text consultancy: Vinicius JatobáDesign: Louise Borinski
Theoretical assistance: Seán Marrett and Lukas Hondrich
Technical assistance: Lukas Hondrich
Thanks to: Marko Gregović and Natko Stipančev
Curation: Rachel Monosov


Time in a glance / Snježana Premuš

Time in a glance is formed as horizontal, generative choreography, where the viewer becomes a dynamic observer following the group's movement, formed through various processes of transformations and modulations. The author is interested in the work of a group that draws from movement as a process and the body beyond the intended body codes and shapes. We are confronted with recognizable signs, gestures and their imperceptible occurrences, which the performer and the spectator each follow on their own in a spatial-temporal continuum.

Artistic direction and choreographic principles: Snježana Premuš
Performers and co-creators: Anja Bornšek, Snježana Premuš, Tina Valentan
Music and live composition: Boštjan Perovšek
Lighting design and live composition: Špela Škulj
Costumography: Barbara Kapelj
Video: Hana Vodeb editing / Tadej Vintar camera
Photography: Marcandrea
Production: Zavod Federacija Ljubljana
Partner: Bunker

The project was part of Creative Crossroads programme (cycle 1) - Long life burning/NDA Slovenija (EU programme Creative Europe).

Supported by: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and Municipality of Ljubljana


Your sweat leaves a strangely metallic taste on the air, young hunter / Marko Gutić Mižimakov 
Framed as an hour long epic, this experimental movement and audiovisual composition is made of folds, twists and turns in the spacetime of a speculo-holographic culture. The work continues the previous series of performing sites for affective clones and is set in the before and after of the upcoming short film Dragon Hunt

Marko Gutić Mižimakov in collaboration with Lana Hosni & Marin Lemić
alongside clones LaLacurata, dRASKO i MarQ2

Produced by Marko Gutić Mižimakov and Association of Dance Artists of Croatia (UPUH). Supported by the City of Zagreb and a.pass - Advance Performance and Scenography Studies.

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When there’s only surface left / Oda Brekke
When there’s only surface left
departs from an interest in the innumerable traces that are discovered and produced when dancing. In this work the paradoxical aspect of the concept surface is a starting point. Evoking the sense of the most concrete and graspable; what is actually here, what can be seen or touched and pointed at. At the same time surface carries the meaning of superficiality and appearance– a façade stripped from solid structure and deep meaning.

Choreography: Oda Brekke
Performers: Lisa Schåman, Sunniva Vikør Egenes and Oda Brekke
Original cast/developed with: Maia Means, Lisa Schåman and Oda Brekke
Sound: Hara Alonso
Textile and objects: Mathilde Sundfjord Sæthre
Dramaturgical advice: Karina Sarkissova
Administration: Interim kultur
Premiere Weld Stockholm 2021
Supported by Weld, The Swedish Arts Council, Swedish Arts Grant Committee, the Nordic Culture fund and Bergen Municipality.

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Students’ program
The final year students of the Academy of Fine Arts and the Academy of Dramatic Art, whose authored works and interests meet around this year’s festival Improspekcije, have been invited within the joint collaborative process to consider layering and touching surfaces of their works as a collective response to the topic of sensuous surfaces.

Grappling / students of AFA and ADA
A group of 6 artists enters an empty space, bringing in their own personal materials, ideas, practices – out of those, a new, merged space formed around and dealing with the concept of "sensuous surfaces" emerges. The new space is built and developed collaboratively to form a collective installation. This becomes the basis for an exchange between the installation, artists and visitors. 

The participants are students of the Academy of Fine Arts, in the graduate program Animated Film and New Media, orientation New Media: Bruna Jakupović, Josip Knežević, Evan Joseph Kirby Bogdanović, Lana Lehpamer, Ivor Tamarut; and Sara Škrobe, student of the Academy of Dramatic Art, in the undergraduate study program in Contemporary Dance, pedagogical orientation.

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Bounce / Costas Kekis
Bounce is a performative ritual of personal and collective repair. The group of five performers work through shared sensorial physical practices of emotional resilience, driven by the need to care, cure, withstand and thrive. Bounce is an embodied and embedded process towards an ecology of perception, that is, the way the activity of our senses functions to bind our separate nervous systems into the encompassing environment and thrive – or in other words: to bounce back.

Artistic Direction - Costas Kekis
Performers - Mzamo Nondlwana, mwoyo dziruni, Asher O' Gorman, Daniel Nasr, Evandro Pedroni
Sound - Tanja Fuchs aka Abu Gabi
Stage and Costumes - Panagis Marketos
Light Design - Katja Thürriegl
Production Management - Almud Krejza
Production: Costas Kekis / Taystee Tears - Kunst und Tanzprojekt
Funded by MA7 – Kulturabteilung der Stadt Wien
Co-produced by Brut
Supported by Im_flieger

 

A world of kisses, not stones / MOLD
The choreography is taking place on a cloud underground and speculates about time that does not pass, but is omnipresent, and exists in the world of things. The world in the cloud underground is always in a mild, contained, continuous movement. The category of time lacks direction and harmony; it accepts multiplicity and diversity of timeness – stones men worms and microbes – which create temporary images and events through repetition, restoration, and adding up to the network of continuous movement.

Mold COLLECTIVE.
Choreography and performance: Antonia Dorbić, Marta Krešić, Danijela Renić and Lana Šprajcer
Stage design: Antonia Dorbić and Marta Krešić
Music: Adam Lončar
Production: Karla Abramović
The project has been supported by the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Croatia.


Touch, dialog, and the sensuaries of body-being / Margit Galanter
In this workshop, we will explore dancing as listening, and the multi-sensorial experience that can emerge through attuning to breath, place, space, contours, tone, touch, and atmosphere. The workshop will draw from the radical sensory-perceptual compositional practice, “Tuning” scores, initiated by Lisa Nelson (USA) and the vast movement cosmology, Amerta Movement, created by Suprapto Suryodarmo (Java, Indonesia). We will work with both sensing and oral language, to access intent and composition as conversation. And through sensation, relation, and creation, we will wake up sensuous surfaces of the moving experience, and compose together. 

This workshop works through movement practice and welcomes artists and thinkers from all disciplines - all practices have an embodiment and most any could benefit from this work. Please bring a notebook, pens, drawing materials if you like.


What does this body make? / Body-based theory practice / Shannon Stewart

How does the material of who I am, intersect with the material of who you are, the material that has made us, the matter that we engage with, and the magic that goes beyond matter? 

Over the course of two days, our sessions combine somatic exercises adapted to engage questions about how we construct our bodies and how they are constructed. Proposals are seeded from queer, feminist, crip, critical race theory, and each other that exemplify and disrupt the way identity is embodied individually and collectively. We focus attention to the pressure spaces exert, the surfaces that we are reflecting off of, the relationship of subject/object, as well as the act of relating. We explore the process of orientation and disorientation, saying yes to our patterns and then stepping back to read what our bodies are doing through a variety of lenses. We will use tools/actions/scores that are familiar but slightly re-configured to look for rifts, illegible or unfamiliar spaces.



impressum, partners

Artistic director: Sonja Pregrad
Producer: Tea Kantoci
Director of the students’ program: Anika Cetina
Graphic design: Dora Đurkesac
Technical manager: Tomislav Maglečić
Production: Multimedia Hut and Object of Dance
Partners: Movement Research, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, KNAP Center, Object of Dance, Academy of Dramatic Art, PC TALA, Kik Melone, SomaHut.

Improspekcije2022 has been supported by: The City of Zagreb, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, Movement Research through GPS/Global Practice Sharing program financially supported by the Trust for Mutual Understanding, Austrian Cultural Forum, Dance On Tour Austria, Life Long Burning, Creative Europe.

Improspekcije2022 is part of the Antisezona 22 program.

22.09.22 - 30.10.22

Zagreb, HR

supported/organized by Kik Melone

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