Come as you are # 2017 (Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL)
Total Brutal shows the process of adaptation and artistic integration of refugees-dancers from Syria into the Berlin art landscape. The focus of the project is on the physical hurdles of their daily lives. Come as you are # 2017 is a physical and theatrical exploration of three male dancers who have now arrived in this city and are trying to make their way in it.
Choreography & Direction: Nir de Volff
Dance: Medhat Aldaabal, Mouafak Aldoabl, Amr Karkout
Light: Asier Solana Arce
Gefördert von der Stadt Leipzig, Kulturamt. Diese Maßnahme wird mitfinanziert durch Steuermittel auf der Grundlage des von den Abgeordneten des Sächsischen Landtags beschlossenen Haushaltes.
Gefördert vom Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V. HOMEBASE und besonders unterstützt von Mapping dance Berlin program.
A Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL production in co-production with LOFFT–Das Theater Liepzig.
Supported by the city of Leipzig-Culture department. Diese Maßnahme wird mitfinanziert durch Steuermittel auf der Grundlage des von den Abgeordneten des Sächsischen Landtags beschlossenen Haushaltes. Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V. HOMEBASE Berlin and special support from Mapping dance Berlin program.
TOTAL BRUTAL was grounded in 2007. Their work has been presented at Dock11, Sophiensaele, Schaubühne am Lehniner platz and the Maxim Gorki Theater.De volff creates international cultural exchange projects mixing social-political subjects with entertainment values. TOTAL BRUTAL is located on the edges of the dance world but refuses to be categorized unambiguously.It is dedicated to a major discourse and reveals its preliminary answers as expressive physical performances.
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