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Spotted / Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir

  • Sophiensaele 18 Sophienstraße Berlin, Berlin, 10178 Germany (map)

In “Spotted” the body of the performers is captured as an overflowing container. So full that it can not anymore digest, make sense or work through all the external information it receives. As well as all that seeps into it without any subjective control or awareness. Numb and leaking, on the verge of passing as still lives, the performers make us question topics that relate to us directly such as privacy, intimacy, alienation and vulnerability. 

"Spotted" is a grimace of discontinuity; a glimpse of perfect individuality; a perversion where the achievers are in a state of spiritual absence; an investigation of animated objects unable to overcome their singular being; this separation or this very drive – the constituent execution or exhaustion. -Stefan Remen

Concept/Direction/Choreography/set design: Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir

Performed by: Louise Dahl, Marie Ursin

Music by: Peter Rehberg

Light design by: Martin Beeretz

Costumes: Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir

Production of the performance Blind Spotting which served as the first of two working periods for the performance Spotted: Björn &Björn, Gabi Beier.

Production of the second working period of the performance Spotted: Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir

Co-producers: Hauptstadtkulturfonds Berlin, Wilderness Residencies project of the Nordic-Baltic contemporary dance community keðja, Co-Production by Slingan: Atalante Gothenburg, Dansstationen Malmö, MDT. Life Long Burning cultural programm of the European Union 2013-2018 and the Cullberg Ballet dance company in Stockholm.

Residency support: Wilderness Residencies project of the Nordic-Baltic contemporary dance community keðja, Tanzfabrik Berlin and Advancing Performing Arts Project (APAP) production studio berlin