Hofesh Shechter

In Performance: Hofesh Shechter – Political Mother (St.Pölten, Austria)

Political Mother Hofesh Shechter Festspielhaus St.Pölten 16.2.2013 St.Pölten, Austria The Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, who recently received a variety of talent and newcomer awards, continues his string of successes with his work “Political Mother”, which premiered in 2010. The piece follows on from the works “Uprising” and “In your rooms”. In 2008, critics described Hofesh Shecter as someone to watch, celebrating the work of the drummer and dancer who is in residence at the Brighton Dome as a new form of contemporary dance. “Political Mother” is louder, faster and more furious than his previous works, and music once again functions as the guiding theme of the performance. A band of drummers and guitarists, a group of dancers and a lightshow reminiscent of a rock concert fire up ...