Twist and Talk

In, Out, With – dance improvisation and discursive practices in times of social change
maRia Probst & Christian Apschner (AT)
Workshop/Open Level
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maRia
Probst

has been a free-lance dance and performance artist, a dance pedagogue and an organizer/conceptor in the area of dance and performance since 1999. Her currents works are hybrids between dance, creation, performance and participatory art. Since 2000 she has continuously worked as an instructor in the areas of dance, performance and Somatic Movement for beginning professional dancers and actors and also for laypeople of all age groups. maRia Probst is a certified Somatic educator, a Tuina practitioner and a certified Somatic fascia therapist.

Christian
Apschner,

originally trained as an environmental expert, has turned to movement research more than twenty years ago and works as a practitioner for body work (Trager® somatic exploration/movement education, Ortho Bionomy). Apschner is the co-founder of rollingpoint – association for Contact Improvisation and related forms of dance and movement. To him dance and performance art are part of an artistic and social life concept as well as a welcome opportunity to make the invisible visible and to take a socio-political stance.

maRia Probst & Christian Apschner (AT)
Sat20. 
Oct
15.00–18.30
TQW Studios

Admission: pay as you wish

All dates:

Sat, 29 Sept, 15.00–18.30, TQW Studios

Sat, 20 Oct, 15.00–18.30, TQW Studios

Sat, 10 Nov, 15.00–18.30, Im_flieger (Bräuhausgasse 40 / Souterrain, 1050 Vienna)

How do we influence society’s choreography and how are we being choreographed by it? Which “scores” make us move without knowing it? Will I still be regarded as one of us if I am “out”? What does it mean to be with others, and how does the other move if the other is me or you? In what way are those and other discourses incorporated by our bodies, movements and dances? The Twist&Talk series will create a setting in which those issues can be addressed in order to promote a culture of “embodied discourse”.

Twist&Talk is part of the extensive, participatory, artistic-scientific research project CON.ACT. This research project examines how useful certain contemporary dance improvisation techniques can be in dealing with current social issues. For more details, see: rollingpoint.at

CON.ACT / Etappe 1 is made possible by a cooperation between Tanzquartier Wien, Im_flieger and rollingpoint.

maRia
Probst

has been a free-lance dance and performance artist, a dance pedagogue and an organizer/conceptor in the area of dance and performance since 1999. Her currents works are hybrids between dance, creation, performance and participatory art. Since 2000 she has continuously worked as an instructor in the areas of dance, performance and Somatic Movement for beginning professional dancers and actors and also for laypeople of all age groups. maRia Probst is a certified Somatic educator, a Tuina practitioner and a certified Somatic fascia therapist.

Christian
Apschner,

originally trained as an environmental expert, has turned to movement research more than twenty years ago and works as a practitioner for body work (Trager® somatic exploration/movement education, Ortho Bionomy). Apschner is the co-founder of rollingpoint – association for Contact Improvisation and related forms of dance and movement. To him dance and performance art are part of an artistic and social life concept as well as a welcome opportunity to make the invisible visible and to take a socio-political stance.

 
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