Maciej Kuźmiński?s solo choreography I Fought Piranhas, performed by Monika Witkowska, has qualified for the 32nd International Competition for Choreographers ?Choreography 32? in Hannover. The Competition will be held on 29-30 June at Theater am Aegi (Aegidientorplatz 2).
So far, the performance ?I Fought Piranhas? has been the finalist of the international Solo Dance Contest in Gdańsk in 2017.
About the piece:
Well I hold the rope
And I hold the sail
And I kept my papers
To keep from land in jail
And I fought piranhas
And I fought the cold
There was no one with me
I was all alone?
The White Stripes
Excerpt from a review:
?A very interesting work [?] taking up an important topic (labelling it as ?feminist? would be condemning it to a gender ghetto, it?s a general human problem), the text enriched with a strong, expressive, consciously rigid movement?.
Mirosław Baran, Gdańsk Dance Festival
Choreography & concept: Maciej Kuźmiński
Performance & creation: Monika Witkowska
Music: The White Stripes ?Little Room?, ?I Fought Piranhas?; Nick Cave and Warren Ellis ?Martha?s Dream?; Janis Joplin ?Cry Baby?
Quotations ? text: Krystyna Pawłowicz, Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Paweł Kukiz ? prominent Polish politicians
Duration: 12 min.
Awards: Finalist of the international Solo Dance Contest ?17 in Gdańsk, Poland
Support: Zduńska Wola Culture and Integration House, Dance Theatre Departament in Bytom of the Stanisław Wyspiański Academy of Theatre Art in Cracow, Poland
More about the competition:www.ballettgesellschaft.squarespace.com