EXHIBITION, CONCERT, READING, STREET ACTIVITY, PARTY, PERFORMANCE, THEATRE PIECE, LECTURE, SCREENING, ETC.
JOB, WORKSHOP, INTERNSHIP, COLLABORATION PROJECTS, JOINING A BAND, RESIDENCY, WANTED PROFESSIONAL, ETC.
ARTWORK, PIECE OF MUSIC, VIDEO, PIECE OF POETRY, ILLUSTRATION, SERIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS, CORPORATE DESIGN, ETC.
Primitive, crude, unrefined. Between and beyond life, pleasure, and death principles. Instincts that need to be released, expressed and defused. Performing is the medium for all impulses to manifest and materialise. Follow the structure of expanding forms and practices through all extensions and means that are offered and create your own.
Purpose is relief and cleansing of restricted and repressed urges. Physical and mental exhaustion that will lead to purification of self, an action existing as part of a circle, with no begin and end. This circle is composed of different states and moments that will reoccur as if in a loop. As long as life is ascending, happiness equals instinct.
INSTINCTS is the first production in Berlin by Valentin Tszin, co-founder of Butoh Channel Berlin, artistic director of PoemaTheatre and Butoh Village (Moscow), theatre director and film actor. This work is part of Valentin's research based on his concept of decentralization of the body and its presence, as well as artistic authorship. Thus he is co-creating this performance not as his own expression on the topic but in connection with the concept of the 11th edition of Liber Null Berlin 'Instincts' where he presented this work for the first time. Valentin is an artist who is looking for radical forms of theatre, dance and performance.
"I follow only what the art world has been invented and try to develop it further by myself, by my idea to connect to the paradise from which we all sprang. The memory of the soul and an understanding of body memory are connected for me with sadness. The world seems to produce no more love. Thus, my room is a virtual world of love-ness."
Valentin has presented his works nationally and internationally in the Ukraine, Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, Colombia, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, France, Scotland, Poland, Russia and Greece. He has produced and participated in numerous performance and collaborative projects, including "Out of the Forest" ARCHSTOYANIE Festival (Nikola-Lenivets, Russia 2013), "Ka te T'ui" gogolfest (Kiev, Ukraine) "Dostoevsky. The corpse." (Tokyo, Japan 2014), “Infant Melee I and II” with Yuko Kaseki (Berlin, Germany 2014), "eX…it!" 6th international Butoh dance-eXchange and performance festival (Schloss Broellin, Germany) , "RopeBerry" (Germany).
Valentin studied and worked with Butoh Masters Carlotta Ikeda, and Ko Murobushi, Dairakudakan, also Flavia Ghisalberti, Ken Mai, Taketeru Kudo, Sainko Namchylak and many others.
TUE | NOV 17 | 20:30
WED | NOV 18 | 20:30
THU | NOV 19 | 20:30
FRI | NOV 20 | 20:30
Concept / Performance | Valentin Tszin [ http://www.butohchannel.com/radical-levels-of-valentin-tszin/ ]
Set design and photo/video: Michai ANdrysiak
[ http://www.michalandrysiak.tumblr.com/ ]
Costume Design | UY
Make Up | Momoyo Morioka
Music | Emil Lewandowski [ soundcloud.com/emil-lewandowski-3 ]
Concept | Liber Null Berlin [ https://www.facebook.com/LiberNullBerlin ]
Curating | Thalia Paraskeva
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