The intercultural dance collective Grupo Oito is back with an artistic intervention in the public space: dancers and magic creatures dance through the streets of Berlin. They throw light onto the shadows of our colonial heritage, which has buried itself deep into our consciousnesses among other things through the racist
The winding paths of everyday life are not the same for everyone. Racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exert violence in different ways on people. The Berlin-based choreographer and dancer Ricardo de Paula and the company Grupo Oito follow the traces of this violence, search for dance paths through
“Break & Connection” opens a space that gives time to pause and paves the way for new connections. Grupo Oito investigates the break as a moment to explore other realities, to adopt new perspectives and perceive differently: to understand order through disorder, to discover the invisible alongside the visible, to
Starting from the naked body and using one’s own body as a seed for change, “Ubiquitous Assimilation” breaks away from white privileges and norms. What identity can we live out, how do we stay open and what do our bodies need in order to see other people as equals? “Ubiquitous
What are our Borders?What kind of stories rest in our corners?Which boundaries do they reveal, and what do they confront? Balancing between the inside and outside, blurring the boundaries between performance and reality. Borders mark the limits of different areas, perceptions, bodies. Who defines the difference upon which the border’s
There is something that connects us. However, social centrifugal forces are increasing. Segregation is becoming sharper, the debates more aggravated. More and more new groups position themselves against others; are formed, are pitted against each other. Mistrust grows, and with it, so does the pressure. Retreat and isolation become attractive.
How do we move in public space? How does public space move us? Which rules are at play? And for whom? What does it take to turn a No-Go-Area into a Now-Go! – Zone? In this interactive performance Parcours with narrative elements, the audience will move through layers of urban