On Saturday, 23 November (7 pm) the Old Brewery in Poznań (ul. Półwiejska 42, Studio Słodownia +3) presents the Polish premiere of Agata Maszkiewicz’s Duel, as part of the Polish edition of SPAZIO 2013, the European artistic and educational programme for young choreographers. Inthe piece, two female performers (Agnieszka Dmochowska-Sławiec, Karen Lambæk Christensen) will face each other in order to stage a series of confrontations. They will challenge each otheras well asthe audience playing with stereotyped images of a fightingwoman. They will dare andbe daring, searching for nuances thatturna disputeintoa duel, a game, a dance.
Imagine a world where every single conflict is solved in duel….
Where women are fighting in the name of their honour…
Where every dispute is a matter of life and death…
Imagine…. how full of passion and honour the world would be…
wykonanie/choreografiaAgnieszka Dmochowska-Sławiec, Karen Lambæk Christensen
tekstAgata Maszkiewicz, Vincent Tirmarche
doradca ds. szermierkiPauline Paolini
performance/choreographyAgnieszka Dmochowska Sławiec, Karen Lambæk Christensen
textAgata Maszkiewicz, Vincent Tirmarche
fencing supervisorPauline Paolini
productionAUTOMOBILE verein together with Tanzquartier Wien, Hellerau Dresden, Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk (Poznan);
With the support of Centre national de la danse, Pantin, France (research residency), Dance Ireland Dublin (residency), Dansehallerne Copenhagen (residency);
SPAZIO is a European artistic and educational programme for young choreographers. Its interdisciplinary nature reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the art of contemporary dance and its ambition is to create a new generation of dance creators – people enriched with interdisciplinary knowledge who think in terms of contemporary art and are ready to implement new ideas on their national stages. SPAZIOwas developed at the initiative of the brilliant choreographer Emio Greco and his International Choreographic Arts Centre in Amsterdam, in collaboration with organisations like CSC Dance House in Bassano del Grappa, Italy; the Croatian Institute for Movement and Dance in Zagreb and Art Stations Foundation in Poznań in cooperation with the Institute of Music and Dance in Warsaw. The content-related mentor of SPAZIO in Poland is Jadwiga Majewska, dance critic and theoretician, lecturer at the Jagiellonian University and curator of numerous international educational and artistic projects.
With the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union in the framework of the Modul-Dance project, and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland in framework of the programme “Co z tym tańcem? 2013” (“So what about Polish dance? 2013”).