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Dance / Solo / 15+ / Première FR

Eye, Lash!

Kat Válastur

Greece

In this solo Válastur never dances alone

"Eine faszinierende magisch-mythische Welt" (Frank Schmid, rbbKultur****)

The new solo piece by and with Kat Válastur takes you into a landscape of flowers, metal tiles and water. We experience how the choreographer and performer embodies different female personas. The French medieval mystic Marguerite Porete, the character of Monkey, the daughter in Tarkovsky’s film Stalker, or the figure of Lady Jane Gray portrayed in a painting by Delaroche, are materialisations of a becoming. Kat Válastur dives into her kinetic archive and uses her imaginary and visual language to explore the kaleidoscopic experience of desire. With the help of the spirits of women of the past and present who have been oppressed, marginalized, abused, burned or decapitated she transforms the space into a zone, an enclosed world and potential home of magical power, charged with female spirituality.


At NEXT 2022, she also shows Diana, Even.

Concept, choreography, performance: Kat Válastur

Light design: Martin Beeretz

Light assistance: Vito Walter

Stage design: Ulrich Leitner

Stage Plastic: Ursula Linke

Sound design: Stavros Gasparatos

Sound engineering: Vagelis Tsatsis

Sound assistance: Reei Metz

Dramaturgy: Maja Zimmermann

Choreographic assistance: Tamar Sonn, Lena Klink

Costume: Kat Válastur, Werkstattkollektiv

Production management: Sina Kießling

Touring: Mascha Euchner Martinez

Production: Kat Válastur

Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), Concertgebouw (Brugge) / December Dance Festival

Funded by: Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ Co-production Fund for Dance, which is funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media

  • Valenciennes - Le Phénix
    Boulevard Harpignies
    Wed 23 November 2022
    20:00 - 21:10
  • €15 / €13 / €6 (-26)
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