Naïma Mazic | Patricia Carolin Mai | Reut Shemesh
REHEARSAL STAGE ONE
For everyone, who likes looking behind the scenes, we bring what is behind to the front, throw out the seats and open our gaze on all directions. Let’s pretend that the stage is a studio, that we are a collective together and that life outside these four walls doesn't concern us for this one night – unless that which we are shown reminds us of it.
In a new end-of-the-year edition, current residency choreographers Patricia C. Mai, Naïma Mazic and Reut Shemesh will provide some insights into their on-going projects after their first months at K3 by showing what they are working on: what moves large groups of people, what are the ways in which jazz and contemporary dance communicate and how do physical rituals define gender roles. All this as an outlook on their world premieres in March 2019 as part of TanzHochDrei.
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Naïma Mazicis founder of the company n ï m. She was part of danceWEB15 & the Hip-Hop Continuum of Jacob’s Pillow, studied at P.A.R.T.S., the Reykjavik Academy of Arts, and the Vienna Conservatory. Her focus is the exploration of the relationship between dance and music through rhythm within the field of Jazz.
In the K3-Residency 18/19 Naïma Mazic continues to explore the relationship between Dance and Jazz Music. She investigates how rhythm manifests itself in dance and how different rhythmicalities change the quality of movement. Through the work with polyrhythms Naïma wants to slow down and speed up time within time, and let dance and music communicate within that friction. Her recent questions are: How can tools and specificities of Jazz Music flourish within dance? How can the pulse between dancers and musicians be shared? What makes movement groove and swing?
Patricia Carolin Maistudied dance at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp, the SNDO Amsterdam and Performance Studies at the University of Hamburg. The focus of her is the examination of the body as a central memory of memories. She presented her work at international festivals and more. in Israel, Belgium and Korea.
As part of her residency 18/19 at K3, she continues her research on "bodies in extreme states". She researches together with 70 people of all ages to HAMONIM - "what moves the crowd". In it she examines, i.a. through such different approaches to movement as Shiatsu, Aikido, and Capoeira, how the contrast between normality and state of emergency affects human groups, and whether the sense of overwork and powerlessness can serve as a starting point to renegotiate community.
Reut Shemeshstudied choreography at ArtEZ (NL) and completed a Masters at the Academy of Media Arts (Cologne). Alongside her creative work, she is teaching choreography in several Universities. Shemesh's artistic spectrum ranges from contemporary choreography through experimental film to poetry. Her works were presented in many venues and festivals.
Shemesh will dedicate a research to the exposure of the female Hasidic identity, by looking at embodied repetitive rituals, their social manifestation, their effect on gender roles in regard to her personal biography. Throughout the process of incorporating such rituals in contemporary practice, Shemesh will be using different working strategies such as re-enactment photography, and interviews. The project's aim is the creation of a contemporary group piece, with both, contemporary dancers and femaleorthodox Jews from the local community.