Jardin d'Europe 2012

Jardin d’Europe 2012

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“THAT’S IT”

Informal presentation – Sabine Molenaar (BE) on Jardin d’Europe residency in Bucharest, followed by a feedback session with the public

Friday, August 31, 20.00 p.m
CNDB Studio, Sala Palatului, 3rd flood, (28 Ion Câmpineanu Street, entrance next to the ticket office)

Sabine Molenaar dancer, choreographer and Lisa de Boeck visual artist were selected for a two weeks residency in Bucharest, which will finish with the presentation of the solo THAT’S IT.

The residency was organized by 4Culture Association (Bucharest) in partnership with Ultima Vez and Workspace Brussels (Belgium) in the frame of Jardin d’Europe project.
‘That`s it’
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She sees her body walking across the room
like a dried salt reptile
used clothes, used man, used water, used love
this is it

Sabine Molenaar (1985, the Netherlands) studied Modern Theatre Dance for 4 years at the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten. In 2006 she worked with Ann van den Broek for the performance `E19 the way to San José’ and between 2006-2008 she was co-founder of the dutch company ‘Instant Collective’. Since 2008 she has been working for over 2 years with company ‘Peeping Tom’, touring all over the world with the performance `32 rue Vandenbranden’.

Supported by: 4Culture Association (Bucharest), Ultima Vez / Workspace Brussels (Belgium), Jardin d’Europe, Culture Programme of the European Union, The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (Romania), AFCN – Administration of the National Cultural Fund (Romania), Balassi Institute – The Hungarian Cultural Center in Bucharest, CNDB – National Center of Dance (Bucharest)

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IT’S ALRIGHT WITH ME

Informal presentation – Jardin d’Europe residency, followed by a feedback session with the public

Friday, August 24, 17.00 p.m.
CNDB Studio, Sala Palatului, 3rd flood (entrance next to the ticket office)

Kata Juhász dancer, choreographer and Andrea Sztojanovits video artist were on a residency in Bucharest, working on their project “It’s alright with me”. The two artists collaborated on a creative level with Gina Serbanescu, dance critic and dramaturge (Bucharest).

The residency was organized by 4Culture Association (Bucharest) in partnership with Workshop Foundation (Budapest) in the frame of Jardin d’Europe project.

The plaza is narrowing. The statues are tempting.

It’s alright with me is a contemporary legend. According to this legend there is a Bermuda Triangle of the corruption, the menace and the indignity, where a number of ducats and public weal are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances, and where unbidden idols are rising.

Why do we get the statues, who does give them us and why? Who does inaugurate the statues, who does model them and who is the Model? What does it mean to inaugurate a statue and what does it mean to inaugurate someone as a statue?

The difference lies in the point of view.

What does the inauguration mean in the aspect of the Model? What does it mean in the aspect of the populus, in the aspect of the receiver? And what does it all mean in the aspect of the authority?

What does the authority do with the idol when it idealizes the idol? What is the goal of the authority with it? How does the authority inaugurate a statue for its paragons? And how does the authority abuse all this?

How does the inauguration resemble to a sacrificial ritual? The idol is idealized as a human, sacrificed by the cult, the authority has its own goals with it and never treasures it.

Dancer & Choreographer: Kata Juhász. Dramaturgy: Gina Serbanescu. Video: Andrea Sztojanovits.
Music: Albert Márkos, Ernő Hock. Consultant: Tamás Lóky

foto credits: Lucian Renitsa

Supported by: 4Culture Association (Bucharest), Workshop Foundation (Budapest), Jardin d’Europe, Culture Programme of the European Union, The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (Romania), AFCN – Administration of the National Cultural Fund (Romania), Balassi Institute – The Hungarian Cultural Center in Bucharest, CNDB – National Center of Dance (Bucharest), National Cultural Fund of Hungary, SÍN Culture Centre (Budapest), Aulea Foundation (Budapest)