in the frame of Teatralna Karuzela 2014 festival
More information at 4th Festival Teatralna Karuzela 2014 website.
concept, stage design, choreography Dalija Aćin Thelander
assistant to stage designer and stage design creation Agnieszka Gierach
poetry Malina Prześluga
music Wojciech Morawski
video Kacper Lipiński
dance Marta Romaszkan, Kacper Lipiński, Monika Kiwak
production Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk
coordination Alicja Morawska-Rubczak, Sandra Lewandowska
premiere 1 czerwca 2013, Stary Browar , Słodownia +2
Baby Space is a unique installation offering infants and their parents an extraordinary sensory, artistic and interpersonal experience. It is a space that stimulates all the senses and makes everyone feel safe and free.
The interdisciplinary project combines multimedia, animation, dance, music, theatre and words. The premise which Dalija Aćin Thelander, a Serbian choreographer living in Sweden, based her concept on was the inviting of local artists: dancers, musicians, actors, filmmakers, singers, stage designers etc. to work together on the creating of a space that children would find both friendly and stimulating. Stary Browar is the second venue in the world in which this exceptional space will be created with the contribution of some very interesting artists who also work in the field of art for children.
Baby Space works in two ways: as an interactive installation and as a dance performance inside the installation.
The installation space is clearly separated from the surroundings and comprises three areas of sensing: an area of tactile sensations – the installation interior is made of soft and resilient material that is pleasant and smooth to touch an area of auditory sensations – the music is abstract in nature and provides a backdrop for the sensory experience; but it can also be a guide within the space, just like the words which emerge with the sounds – resonant words filled with mysterious meanings and an area of visual sensations – short films and visualisations that enter as smudges of colour into the immaculately white space; this area also extends to movement when, during the performances, the dancers appear