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Date & Time: 14/12/2019 19:00 - 20:00
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How does Weld Company reactivate the choreography embodied in the company archive? Weld Company revisits Rebecka Stillman’s choreography from 2014 and will research through bodily memories, notes and choreographic instructions.
Rebecka is often interested in protocol-controlled choreographic processes and has a preference for ways of working where you cannot know how the product will ultimately behave. She often works in the form of translation or transposition. In this 2014 work, Rebecka Stillman suggested an exploration of history as a trampoline against unknown territories.
Choreography: Rebecka Stillman
Dance: Caroline Byström, Elias Girod, Per Sacklén, Pavle Heidler, Josefine Larson Olin and Anna Westberg
Photo: Kajsa Sandström
Weld Company is aiming to rediscover and revaluate the old institution of Dance Company and is updating the Company form through a collective work conducted by one of Weld clearly given structure. Dancers and choreographers from different backgrounds share a common, daily and physical practice. The Company will work with invited choreographers; self-made works and instigate the Swedish dance history. The members contribute with and are involved in selecting the content. Weld Company could be seen as an enabling structure where new constellations and ideas become. The main focus is on the space freed to practice the art form. To become the dancing body, the dancing community and through this pose questions about dance and choreography today. Yearly a book is being produced with the name ”No Talking No Props”.
Weld Company is produced by Weld
Weld is supported by Stockholms stad, the Swedish Arts Council and Region Stockholm