What the Body Remembers. Dance Heritage Today Eszter Salamon & Boglárka Börcsök: MONUMENT 0.3: The Valeska Gert Museum


The Valeska Gert Museum is an imaginary museum, whose collection is made up of performative files that let us feel the wit, the grotesqueness and the provocative, creative edge of this avant-garde artist. With her influential oeuvre – a border-crossing, transdisciplinary art ‒ Gert was ahead of her time and one of that era’s greatest modern artists. Eszter Salamon and Boglárka Börcsök rethink conceptions of memory and archive. In an echo of Gert’s itinerant life they use the Akademie der Künste as a spatial obstacle course and resonator.

Further performance on 7 Sep.

Concept & artistic direction: Eszter Salamon
Artistic assistance: Boglárka Börcsök
Choreography & text: Boglárka Börcsök, Valeska Gert, Eszter Salamon
Performance: Boglárka Börcsök, Eszter Salamon
Production, organisation: Botschaft GbR / Alexandra Wellensiek, Studio E.S / Elodie Perrin

With support of: Foundation Boghossian – Villa Empain (Brussels), Museum of Modernity Salzburg, DRAC – Regional Direction for Cultural Affairs Paris – Ministry of Culture and Communication, National Performance Network (NPN). Co-Production Funding Dance of the Federal Government Commission for Culture and the Media, Funds Transfabrik – German-French Funds for Performing Arts, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin

Special thanks to: Liza Baliasnaja, Mario Barrantes Espinoza, Nestor Garcia Diaz, Robin Diehl, Stefanie Lingener, Marie Messien, Herman Sorgeloos, Yvonne White

Sunday, 8 Sep 2019

€ 13/7

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