Art stations fundation - by Grażyna Kulczyk


12.12.2015
18:00
Studio Slodownia +3

Tickets (double bill) price 15zł and 10zł (reduced fare) available at Stary Browar information points and online at ebilet.pl

Agnieszka Kryst / Paweł Sakowicz SOLO PROJEKT PLUS 2015 PREMIERE NIGHT

premiere night
12th of December 2015 / 18:00
Studio Słodownia +3

Tickets price 15zł and 10zł (students fare) available at Stary Browar information points and online at ebilet.pl  (double bill)

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'Scores' is a solo work derived from the movement practice in which the process of transformation – of constant re-forming, minimalizing and maximizing, subjugating and liberating of the single gesture and emotion – plays the key role. The practice of mindfulness allows us to notice the smallest change and decompose it into the prime factors. Thus it opens the way for conscious manipulations. Continous construction and deconstruction, layering and reducing, reveals the body as a site of never ending play of endless amount of meanings and emotions.

Agnieszka Kryst graduated from  the Warsaw School of Economics and the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw with a diploma in choreography and dance theory. In 2013 she received a scholarship from the Alternative Dance Academy, Old Brewery New Dance, Poznań, Poland. As dancer and performer she has collaborated with Karolina Kroczak, Tomas Nepsinski, Juan Domìnguez Rojo, Małgorzata Haduch, Noa Shadur and Kondrad Smoleński and lately with Sjoerd Vreugdenhil on Unintended consequences, which premiered during the festival Old Brewery New Dance at Malta 2014 and with Rebecca Lazier on "They might be others", which performed during Malta Festival 2015 . She was a finalist of the choreographic competition New Europe Festival 2013 in Prague, the Czech Republic, where she showcased her solo Pressure and duo, created and performed with Julia Plawgo, Liquid state of mind. She has taken part in Friv Move, an improvisation lab for dancers and musicians, at the Zamek Culture Centre in Poznań.
In 2014 as a dancer and performer, she collaborated in multidisciplinary project "Monadology. A treatise on relationality"  directed by Aleksandra Hirszfeld and choreographed by Marta Ziółek, which premiered in Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.
She has taken part in several workshops in Poland and abroad (including courses held as part of the ImPulsTanz Festival in Vienna). She studied with Maria F. Scaroni, Sjoerd Vreugdenhil, Rosalind Crisp, Laura Aris Alvarez, Peter Jasko, Benoît Lachambre, Keith Hennessy, and David Zambrano.

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Speculating about the virtuosity of dance is thinking that could be based on experience, but somehow cannot be empirically checked. The goal of such speculation is to achieve a particular image of dance virtuosity through the use of anticipated changes in economy, politics and metahumanistic approaches. A characteristic feature of speculation about the virtuosity of dance is taking a risk in building radical scenarios concerning the politics of desire.

Paweł Sakowicz is a dancer and choreographer. He graduated from the University of Warsaw with a degree in political studies and holds an MA in Performance and Choreography from the London Contemporary Dance School. He has collaborated with Sasha Roubicek, Jeannie Steele, Paolo Mangiola, Maria Stokłosa, Ramona Nagabczyńska, Sjoerd Vreugdenhil, Mikołaj Mikołajczyk, Marta Ziółek, Iza Szostak, Rebecca Lazier, Alex Baczyński-Jenkins, and Isabelle Schad. He often collaborates with artists, curators and culture institutions in London, Warsaw and Berlin. His recent solo “Bernhard” (2014) was selected to be presented at the 2014 Polish Dance Platform. Pawel was supported by a scholarship awarded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, a residency programme run by the Institute of Music and Dance, and by the Alternative Dance Academy of the Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk / pawelsakowicz.com

Dalija Acin Thelander works within the performing arts field as a choreographer, theatre maker and cultural worker.
She presented her works internationally on numerous festivals such as Impulstanz, Tanz im August, Les Particules, Perforations, BITEF etc. In 2008 she received Prix Jardin d’Europe for the performance “Handle with great care” on 8:tension, Impulstanz Festival, Vienna.
Her current work aspires to contribute to the notion of choreography as expanded practice and focuses on the interactive and participatory role of the audience.
She is involved in intensive explorations in the field of contemporary dance for children and babies. She created several dance performances for children and babies as well as a choreographed installation for babies “Baby Space” which has been produced so far in Serbia, Poland and Denmark.
She is co-founder and coordinator of Station Service for Contemporary Dance Belgrade, co-founder of Nomad Dance Academy for which she initiated, curated and produced numerous programs and productions. She is a co-founder and co-curator of Kondenz festival for performing arts in Belgrade.
She collaborated with numerous theatre directors and won several awards for choreography for drama theatre.