Concept & choreography: Jan Burkhardt & Sigal Zouk
Image & editing: Mircea Topoleanu
Scenography & light design: Theodor-Cristian Niculae
Music: Thomas Wansing
Performers: Iulia Chindea, Smaranda Găbudeanu, Alina Lupeș, Amelia Motea, Diana Solomon, Filip Stoica
Produced by The Bucharest National Dance Center
Photo credit: Adnana Cruceanu
Layers of corporality, layers of history.
Layers of music and layers of dance.
Layers of past-presence-future.
The dance as a discovery, the dance as a replenishment.
Shot in the Omnia Hall, A Place In Time / Omnia urges the viewer to meet the future building serving as headquarters to the Bucharest National Dance Center through all its facets: from an architectural standpoint, from a political and historical perspective, through its current status-quo, and by the dancers' contemporary bodies, that, just like the space, encompass historical information.
In this film, presence resides at the juxtaposition between past and future. Starting from presence, the authors eplore the two directions of time. The corporeal bodies of the dancers reveal the layers of the Hall and they redesign their structures and atmosphere, but they are also being redesigned themselves.
A Place in Time / Omnia carries on the scenario imagined by the building's architech, hoping for an utopical future - all our desires and misconceptions about the Omnia Hall as a place belonging to people and art.
The price of an access ticket for the performances and movies presented within Stagiunea CORP@online is 10 lei, except for the events on November 13th, for which the access is free, but the reservations are mandatory. The schedule of the events is available at www.arealcolectiv.ro or directly on Eventbook at https://eventbook.ro/program/stagiunea-corp.
A Place In Time / Omnia is showcased within Stagiunea CORP @online, an AREAL project.
Stagiunea CORP @Online is a project initiated by Andreea Belu PFA, Gabriela Tudor Foundation, Indie Box, PETEC Association, Delazero Association, in partnership with Goethe Institute, Creart through Teatrelli, Austrian Cultural Forum, National Dance Center Bucharest, Tangaj Dance & Bucharest International Dance Film Festival, European Dancehouse Network. This project is co-financed by the National Cultural Fund Administration. The project is not a representation of the views of the National Cultural Fund Administration. The National Cultural Fund Administration is not responsible for the content of the project or for the way in which the results of the projects could be used. The beneficiary of the funding is the sole responsible for the above mentioned.
AREAL - space for choreographic development is a collective project which aims at increasing the cohesion of the Romanian contemporary dance community, widening and diversifying the audience of this cultural sector, encouraging mobility and interconnection of those who are active in the field of performative arts, through creating a space for artistic processes. AREAL emerged in 2020 in the frame of 4 Bodies - Collective for Dance, a cultural program co-financed by the National Cultural Fund Administration.
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