Esplanade Presents | da:ns festival


Body Economics

Martin Schick (Switzerland/Germany)
16 Oct 2016Sun
3hr (with short breaks)
Esplanade Annexe Studio
Note: Please come attired in comfortable clothing, suitable for movement.
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For dance students and experienced dancers, or performers with a background in movement.

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Led by independent performing artist Martin Schick (of Halfbreadtechnique), this workshop investigates the relationship between body and economics. Participants will be led by Schick in a series of exercises that centre on the creation of value through the body, to examine and challenge the standard value systems of today’s society.

About Martin Schick

Martin Schick is an independent performance artist from Switzerland, living between Berlin and the Swiss Alps. After a career as a dancer, he was educated in theatre and performance in Berne. Since 2007 he has been creating his own works mainly in the independent dance and theatre environment, gaining international attention while staging his pieces at prominent venues all over the world. Schick has participated in 10 residencies since 2015, and is supported by the European network WEB. He is also a recipient of a grant by the Canton of Fribourg (CH). Earlier in 2016, he launched his agency HNC as part of the European biennale MANIFESTA 11, and is currently on a world tour with his LOW BUDGET SERIES.

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