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Picture: Dorothea Tuch
minor matter by Ligia Lewis
Picture: Dorothea Tuch
Picture: Martha Glenn
minor matter by Ligia Lewis
Picture: Martha Glenn
Picture: Martha Glenn
minor matter by Ligia Lewis
Picture: Martha Glenn
Picture: Martha Glenn
minor matter by Ligia Lewis
Picture: Martha Glenn
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Ligia Lewis

minor matter

With “minor matter“, choreographer Ligia Lewis articulates a sensitive argument for minoritarian politics. Three performers work towards a regime of time and space that builds on minor aesthetics through a dynamic interplay of the theater's parts. Between light and shadow, reference and imagination, affect and embodiment, the work opens up a vital celebratory space where engrained
symbols are twisted by the intimate poetics of the performative moment. In a time of anti-blackness, minor matter inhabits the black box saturated with the fugitivity of black expression. Whereas sadness and the color blue stood in the foreground of Sorrow Swag (part one/BLUE), in this new work Lewis turns to the color red, materializing thoughts between love and rage.
Trailer “minor matter"
English (language no problem)
Duration: 1:00
Concept & choreography / With
Ligia Lewis
With
Jonathan Gonzalez, Tiran Willemse
Musical dramaturgy
Michal Libera
Sounddesign
Jassem Hindi
Styling
Alona Rodeh
Light
 
Dramaturgy
Ariel Efraim Ashbel
Assistance
Martha Glenn
Press & production
björn & björn
Rerun: April 2017
Production: Ligia Lewis. Coproduction: HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Funded by - Senate Chancellery - Cultur and Europe and Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V.