This world tour is a birthday gift of sorts for artists associated with the famous experimental Studio Słodownia+3. The place has been led by curator Joanna Leśnierowska for almost a decade. During this time, almost 50 performances have been created which are still shown across the world. The shows include the latest Janusz Orlik show Insight; the resumption of Agata Maszkiewicz's solo project Poland, originally created by in 2010; The Truth is just the Plain Picture, Said Bob by Anna Nowicka and the Niżyński. Feast of Dreams performance by Sławek Krawczyński, Tomasz Wygoda and Anna Godowska.
“Poland” in Romania and Moldova
"Niżyński. Feast of Dreams", photo. Jakub Wittchen
In April, at the invitation of the Polish Institute in Romania, some of the Art Stations Foundation's productions will travel to the Balkans. Acclaimed by the press and the public during the Body/Mind Festival, the following presentations will visit Bucharest and a few days later Kishinev in Moldova - Niżyński. Feast of Dreams, Agata Maszkiewicz's Poland and one of the Solo Project 2013 productions, The Death of 24 Frames per Second – the Slow-motion Choreography by Agata Siniarska.
Further information about Polish dance in Romania
Orlik in Palestine and Brazil
In the same month, Insight will start its tour. It will be presented in Palestine's Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival on the 18th April and at VivaDanca! Festival in Salvador de Bahia on 24 April. Close to the first weekend of May, 3 productions will be presented at the Mandala Performance Festival in Wroclaw. This year's festival will open a public space for discussion on the canons of the presentation of the body and its aesthetics in contemporary dance and performance art. It will feature Marzena Krzemińska’s "5 - 7 - 5 HAIKU" show (26 April), produced at the Art Stations Foundation under the SOLO PROJECT 2012; Agata Maszkiewicz with her solo "Poland" and Agata Siniarska in the play The Death of 24 Frames per Second – the Slow-motion Choreography.
Agata Siniarska, photo. Jakub Wittchen
At the same time, we will have a chance to celebrate the German première of the newest Anna Nowicka show in Berlin, which is still being produced. "I never fall apart, because I never fall together" will be presented on 7 and 8 May at Ballhaus Ost.
Playing in Berlin is not the end of the dance tour by Grażyna Kulczyk’s Art Stations Foundation. Thanks to her support for almost a decade, almost 50 performances have been created. The latest will be presented to the audience at the Malta Festival during the annual program "Old Brewery New Dance at Malta" on 21-28 June 2014. The review will begin with the birthday production Unintended Effects with the choreography of Sjoerd Vreugdenhil and the participation of seven Polish dancers and live music written by Szymon Brzóska.
Source: press materials, ed. AL, translated: Katarzyna Maksimiuk, 28.03.2014