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In Peformance: Julian Weber’s sight seeing Nov 1-3, 2018 (Berlin)

sight seeing
Julian Weber
Performance · Premiere
In the frame of Open Spaces#3-2018
Uferstudios Für Zeitgenössischen Tanz, Uferstr. 8/23, 13357 Berlin, Germany

31.10.2018 19:00 Uferstudios 5
01.11.2018 19:00 Uferstudios 5
02.11.2018 19:00 Uferstudios 5
03.11.2018 19:00 Uferstudios 5


In »sight seeing« a figure finds itself exposed on a white page, searching for temporary attractions and its own origin of existence. While the page is inhabited by different foldable objects and subjects, they struggle with the concept of definition and glitch from frame to frame. In this way they find themselves sliding back and forth from a theatrical space into a cage, onto a desktop and back into the comic. The fear of invisibility in our digitized world becomes a driving force for physical and choreographic questions. Over the course of this debate, »sight seeing« is confronted with what constitutes a human being and what represents the inhuman. On their journey through flatness and volume, they encounter other figures and concepts, try to seek revenge on time, desperately desire to become an image and finally fall in love with anxiety. In dialogue with musician Lynn Suemitsu, Julian Weber establishes a temporary living space, which invites the spectator to engage in »sight seeing«.

Choreography, Dance, Stage: Julian Weber | Music, Performance: Lynn Suemitsu | Stage: Jonas Maria Droste | Light: Maika Knoblich | Comic, Performance: Pierre Marie Besse | Performance: Olivia McGregor I Costume: Don Aretino | Production, Outside Eye: David Eckelmann I Production: Juan Gabriel Harcha | Support: Hauptstadtkulturfonds | Coproduction: workspacebrussels/Life Long Burning with support by the European Culture Programme and Tanzfabrik Berlin in the frame of apap – Performing Europe 2020, cofunded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

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