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A Monsters Odyssey

Time to Meet · Open Studio by Colette Sadler
In the frame of Open Spaces/Sommer Tanz 2017

This performance opens up a speculative and playful enquiry into the future and technological otherness as a further extrapolation on non-human life, monster and non-namable phenomena. “A monsters Odyssey” arises from science fiction films and robotics research and is set in a futuristic landscape inspired by the meeting of nature and technology. Sadler starts her radical liberation of the imaginary with the monster figure and its related mythologies. Her idea of ‘monster’ is understood not only figuratively but also conceptually as that which leaks out and transgresses the boundaries between body, object and space producing relationships between them in strange and uncanny ways.

Concept, choreography: Colette Sadler | Set, costume: Philine Rinnert |  Artistic advice, performance: Maxwell McCarthy |  Performance: Leah Marojevic | With financial support from Creative Scotland / Stammer productions LTD Co-produced by TanzHaus NRW Dusseldorf and HET PALEIS Antwerp Begium.

Colette Sadler

Colette Sadler is a Scottish choreographer based between Berlin and Glasgow. Trained in Classical Ballet she completed a BA (Hons) at the Laban centre London and worked Internationally as a dancer until 2002. Sadler’s performance works have been shown in numerous dance and visual arts contexts including Kaai Theatre Brussels, South Bank Centre London, Nottingham Contemporary, Impulstanz Vienna, Les Lattitudes Contemporains France, OGR Turin, TRAMWAY and as part of the British Council Showcase 2019. In 2019 she curated the multidisciplinary arts symposium “Present Futures” in Berlin and Glasgow in collaboration with Sophiensaele, CCA Glasgow and GoMa (Glasgow Museum). She is currently working on a robotics research project with Kings College London. colettesadler.com


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