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"Butoh and beyond: the taanteatro experience"
Artist talk with Maura Baiocchi & Wolfgang Pannek
/Taanteatro Companhia, Brazil/
Crossing the limits of scenic languages and imagination. A conversation about poetic practices, concepts and publishing in the liminal spheres of the performing arts.
WHEN: 5 January 2017, 19:00
WHERE: Mediathek Mime Centrum Berlin, Kunstquartier Bethanien /ground floor/, Mariannenplatz 2, 10997 Berlin
WORKSHOP with Maura Baiocchi and Wolfgang Pannek - 6-8 January in Studio 2 Mime Centrum Berlin. Info: www.facebook.com/events/850530225082087
Interactive performance "TRANS" by and with Maura Baiocchi - 13 January at Acker Stadt Palast. Info: www.facebook.com/events/194362861019481
The Brazilian choreographer, director, dancer and actress Maura Baiocchi is considered one of the greatest artists and creators on the contemporary Brazilian scene. Taanteatro Companhia, founded by Baiocchi in São Paulo in 1991 and co-ordinated with the German director Wolfgang Pannek, is dedicated to investigation of the language of performing arts.
After studies of classical and modern dance Baiocchi devoted herself to Butoh dance that she studied with Kazuo Ohno and Min Tanaka in Japan in the 1980s. Later she became a pioneer of Butoh in Brazil. Baiocchi (M.A. in Communication and Semiotics) also taught dance and theater at the University of Brasilia and the Faculty of Dulcina (DF). Following her meeting with Butoh, Baiocchi created the Taanteatro: Choreographic Theater of Tensions, taught in courses at various universities in Brazil and Argentina. In collaboration with Wolfgang Pannek she has published several books, among them
"Butoh – Dance of the soul" (1995, São Paulo, Brazil)
Over the course of her 40-year career, Baiocchi has created and staged more than 60 performances. Her multi-awarded works have been shown in Brazil, Japan, Germany, Argentina, France, Belgium, USA, Russia and Mozambique.
Director, author, translator and producer. M.A. in philosophy, literature and psychology. Doctorate in Philosophy. Member (1992) and co-director (1994) of the Taanteatro Companhia in São Paulo, Brazil.
Among the international events produced by Pannek are: Butoh and Research Theater Festival 1995 (São Paulo, Curitiba, Brasilia); Artaud 100 years (São Paulo, 1996); The Conquest (Tokyo, 1998); Cultural exchange Matola-Brazil (Mozambique, 2005); Hans Thies Lehmann Brazil Tour 2010.
With Taanteatro Companhia he directed KainAbel (1994), Weisman and Rotgesicht (1998), First Faust (1999), Waiting for Godot (2000), !Zaratustra! (2009), Rit.U (2010). Hamlet Machine Fisted (2011), 50 drawings to kill the magic (2014) and the trilogy to the life and work of Antonin Artauds cARTAUDGraphie (2015) His next staging is Thousand Plateaus (2017).
On TV he appeared as an actor in the series "fdp" (HBO Brazil) and the TV series "Além do horizonte" (TV Globo).
Event by Butoh
at Bessemerstraße 2-14
Thursday 19 January 2017 at 20:00h
at Ritterstrasse 26, 10969 Berlin
Thursday 26 January 2017 at 19:00h
at Brunnenstraße 183
Friday 20 January 2017 at 18:00h
at Bundesallee 1-12
Thursday 9 February 2017 at 23:00h