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Japanische Groteske

CN D - Centre national de la danse 2015 - Director : Centre national de la danse, Réalisation

Choreographer(s) : Gert, Valeska (Germany)

Present in collection(s): Spectacles et performances

Video producer : Centre national de la danse

Integral video available at CND de Pantin

en fr

Japanische Groteske

CN D - Centre national de la danse 2015 - Director : Centre national de la danse, Réalisation

Choreographer(s) : Gert, Valeska (Germany)

Present in collection(s): Spectacles et performances

Video producer : Centre national de la danse

Integral video available at CND de Pantin

en fr

Japanische Groteske

À partir des enregistrements cinématographiques qui documentent ces trois danses de Valeska Gert, un travail d’interprétation est engagé tour à tour par Latifa Laâbissi, I-Fang Lin et Mathilde Monnier en collaboration avec Christophe Wavelet, afin d’en restituer les lignes d’intensité au gré de libres gestes d’appropriation. Ces interprétations font écho aux œuvres présentées dans la salle  d’exposition que SCÈNES DU GESTE consacrent à la carrière de cette artiste. 

(source : programme du CND)

Gert, Valeska

Valeska Gert could be considered one of Germany’s most ambiguous and overlooked artists. She was a dancer, actress, film and cabaret star. She was a pioneering performance artist who is said to have laid the foundations and paved the way for the punk movement.

Gert was born as Gertrud Valesca Samosch in Berlin to a Jewish family. She was the eldest daughter of manufacturer Theodor Samosch and Augusta Rosenthal. Exhibiting no interest in academics or office work, she began taking dance lessons at the age of nine. This, combined with her love of ornate fashion, led her to a career in dance and performance art. In 1915, she studied acting with Maria Moissi.


Source : ICI - CCN Montpellier


More information : ici-ccn.com

Centre national de la danse, Réalisation

    

Japanische Groteske

Choreography : Valeska Gert

Interpretation : Latifa Laâbissi

Other collaborations : Enregistré au CND le dimanche 8 novembre 2015 dans le cadre de Scènes du geste

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