15th International Festival of Contemporary Dance
10 days of events with over 100 artists
10 days of events with over 100 artists, all Italian premieres, two World premieres and three European premieres, which show everything that can be done with dance and through dance today.
The map of the Biennale Danza 2021 is divided into seven steps/acts: the live performances with choreographers and companies from around the world, the multilingual installations, the Biennale College, the rich production of films about and featuring dance, the collaborations among the disciplines within La Biennale itself, the conversations with the artists and the commissions for new dance.
Among the artists present at the Festival, witnesses of a live performance scene that has no borders, resonant with the forms and content of the world, there will be: Hervé Koubi, the French-Algerian choreographer with his multi-ethnic company and the Jewish-Egyptian vocalist Natacha Atlas; Soon-ho Park and Bereishit Dance Company from South Korea; Marco D’Agostin from Italy; Americans Pam Tanowitz – dancer and choreographer - and Simone Dinnerstein, pianist, accompanied by Pam Tanowitz Dance; Olivier de Sagazan, the French artist from Brazaville; the Basque dancer Iratxe Ansa who with Igor Bacovich from Italy form Metamorphosis, based in Madrid; the artistic collective (La)Horde, with Marine Brutti, Jonathan Debrouwer and Arthur Harel who has been the head of the Ballet national de Marseille for a year, in Venice together with Rone, a champion of the French electronic scene; Oona Doherty from Northern Ireland and Germaine Acogny from Senegal.
Moreover Mikhail Baryshnikov and Jan Fabre, Wilkie Branson, Random International and Wayne McGregor himself, create three experimental installations that will be visible for the entire duration of the Festival.
Thus, this year, the 15th International Festival of Contemporary Dance will intersect with the places and times of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition. With the installations Not Once, Tom and Future Self which will be shown inside the Exhibition for the duration of the Festival under the title Embodied Action. And with the dancers-choreographers from the Biennale College, who will create short choreographic fragments inspired by the signs, materials, content and themes of the 17th Exhibition. Their solo performances – Solos in Architecture Biennale – will be presented at the Arsenale in the section of the Exhibition titled Amongst Diverse Beings.
Finally the audience will have the possibility to partecipate to some workshops with the artists of the Festival.
The programme may change.
La Biennale di Venezia
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