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10 Jahre Grupo Oito

Exhibition opening
October 27, 2016, 9:00 PM
admission free

Part of You
27.- 29. October 2016, 08:00 p.m.
30. October 2016, 07:00 p.m.

Anniversary celebration
28. October 2016, 09:00 p.m. (after the performance)
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“OITO SOLOS + 1″ is looking for one female dancer

The idea behind this project is to connect “Grupo Oito”, a collective of independent choreographers, with other artists from the contemporary dance scene. Its aim is to initiate an exchange between various cultural identities, which are expressed in movement and body language.
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“Untitled” is about people, lives that matter, murdered  lives… Another black victim of police error… Another life ended at the corner of a street, on the pavement of racism… A jerk, a resonance  in my body, where security is?

And, if was me? Who is the next?”Untitled”  is an invitation to memories,  sensations that pass through us when faces these murders…

V.  1. P., Amilcar Cabral, Abdias Nascimento,  Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Frantz Fanon, Thomas Sankara, Milton Santos, Fred Hampton,   Zumbi, Je Suis; Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, VAmarildo de Souza, Luiz Rodriguez, Milton Hall, Thiago Vieira da Silva, José de Souza, Pedro Domiense  de Oliveira, Jorge Aprigio de Paula, Alceri Maria Gomes, Patrick Ferreira de Queiroz, John Crawford,  Lucas Lima, Dè ja vu; Jonathan de Oliveira Lima …


Choreography / Dancer: Ricardo de Paula
Collaboration with Grada Kilomba


Secret Plan

“I wish I had someone I could trust …. it is relatively easy to trust someone when you  can observe him at the same time…. but I can trust only me and my burrow .” (Franz Kafka , The Burrow)

The solo is based on the text of Franz Kafka ” the Burrow ” .
The desire for security .
The paranoia an overlooked , hidden danger could lurk somewhere.
The hope to take the complete control.
The utopia to create the perfect home.


Choreography / Dancer: Natalie Riedelsheimer
Music: Zubin Zainai



“we are surrounded by rituals” misunderstood is a solo based on rites and modern perceptions of rites of passage, which is usually accompanied with departure or death.the clash of modernity and traditional rituals is put to focus, on a generational and universal context. the personal inhibitions and memories of the performer on stage is explored and met through objects, celebrations, reactions to landscapes,interviews, voices, sounds and the ambiguity of the glorified moments.
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