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War (ein Kriegstanz)

Amanda Piña & Daniel Zimmermann

Chile / Switzerland / Austria

Hoko, the ancestral war dance of the Rapa Nui is the choreographic starting material for WAR. Like other Polynesian dances, which are both identity forming and survival strategies, it was reconstructed to be performed for tourists on Easter island nowadays. WAR explains the customary break within art (contemporary versus folkloric) as a consequence of our colonial relations. Choreographer Amanda Piña and visual artist/filmmaker Daniel Zimmermann transform this original repertoire into a danced manifesto against the advancing uniformization of art. In this perspective, war becomes a tool to sell all sorts of things. A surprising and powerful patchwork of styles against a background of text projections.

29.11 Expo Buda + Mette Edvardsen + Amanda Piña + See you next time: € 24

ARTISTIC DIRECTION Amanda Piña, Daniel Zimmermann / DRAMATURGY Daniel Zimmermann/ CHOREOGRAPHY Pascual Pakarati, Amanda Piña/ CHOREOGRAPHIC ASSISTENCE Elisabeth Tambwe,Lina María Venegas / DANCE & PERFORMANCE Alexandra Mabes, Pascual Pakarati, Amanda Piña, Elisabeth Tambwe / TEXT Amanda Piña / LIGHT DESIGN Stefanie Willhelm, Victor Durán / COMPOSITION & SOUND Christian Müller / VISUALS Nicolás Spencer / COSTUME Anke Philip / GRAFICS Thomas Rhyner/ DOCUMENTATION Krisztina Kerekes / PRODUCTIONMANAGER Ivo Gurschler / LINE PRODUCER (EASTER ISLAND) Paula Rossetti / PRODUCTION nadaproductions, / COPRODUCTION Tanzquartier Wien / THANKS TO Andrea Amort, Meinhard Rauchensteiner / WITH THE FRIENDLY SUPPORT OF ImpulsTanz, Weltmuseum Wien (Steven Engelsman & Jani Kuhnt-Saptodewo), CNCA Council for Art and Culture Chile (Macarena Oñate Paublo, Easter Island) and Consulate of the Republic of Chile (Teresita Alvarez, Vienna) / SPONSORED BYMA7 – Cultural Department of Vienna, DIRAC – Office for cultural matters (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Republic of Chile and Townhall of Hanga Roa – Easter Island

Duration: 70 min

Location: Kortrijk - Budascoop