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AfroPolitan Berlin | Performance-Panorama 2022!


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AfroPolitan Berlin | Performance-Panorama 2022!

AfroPolitan Berlin

Tanz - Work-in-Progress-Showing

The AfroPolitan Berlin- Performance-Panorama is a new residency/workshop programme for (emerging) professional Black and Afrodiasporic performing artists (active) in Berlin, providing a platform to explore and develop performance works & concepts. It took place for the first time this year, supporting 5 performance projects, with 9 artists in total, intermittently over the past 4 months. We warmly invite you to come join our journey and experience an insight into what they have been working on!

Space and Time Improvisation by FemBlack Performance Collective

Space and Time Improvisation by FemBlack Performance Collective is an afrofuturistic performance which explores the notion of Black bodies, collective healing process and unity through time zones (past, present and future) and improvisation.

Where do your monsters hide? by Day Eve Komet

Where do your monsters hide is a working theatre piece that explores the multiplicity of being. What do you do with a world that fails to understand, that you can not always understand? Perhaps you make a new world or perhaps you just…….

“Being a Black Woman”by Naomi Bah

Starting from her solo, in which Naomi Bah illuminates her personal, social and social situation as a Black woman in the predominantly white society and embarks on an intimate journey with the audience, she takes the Performance Panorama as an opportunity to enter into dialogue with other Black women and create new content. The attempt to document and manifest Black female voices in a kind of video collage.

Die intensivste Leichtigkeit by Sade Quaas

A solo performance in development. With originally developed musical pieces, Sade describes her development and liberation through her mood, atmosphere and lyrics. From childhood until now.

What is a Mulatto?by Jota Ramos

In Brazil, the feeling of racial democracy is deconstructed as we discuss the whitening policies inserted by governments that valued white aesthetics and, as a consequence, the violence practised by white men against enslaved black women. The discourse that the mulatto is the expression of Brazilianness and Brazilian beauty is undone, since the authorization for extra-racial unions was aimed at the "improvement" of the race. "Mulatto” is the person who assumes the racist discourse and wants to approach whiteness; “negro” is the person who is conscious and committed to their people, their identity, and their cultural heritage. The mulatto is Negro.

Artistic Direction & Accompaniment of the Performance-Panorama: Tessa Hart

Mentoring of supported artists: Nasheeka Nedsreal, Sarah Fartuun Heinze, Magda Korsinsky, Yagi Taffere, Mirah Laline, Lee

Part 1 from 5:30 - 6:40 pm with Day Eve Komet, Naomi Bah, Sade Quaas & FemBlack Performance Collective

Part 2 from 7 pm with Jota Ramos

Accessibility: Elevated floor, accessible via ramp (2 cm threshold at the door), with accessible toilet. Relaxed atmosphere, but one performance features sudden noises. Mentions of racism. If you have accessibility needs and are planning to come, we welcome you to letting us know via, so we can best accommodate everyone.

Funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe.

24. Sept. 2022

With kindly support of

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Kunstquartier Bethanien (Seiteneingan Südflügel)

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