Le Mains de I’Argentière

Djalma Primordial Science

France
Th 13.10.2022, 6:30 PMBuy tickets Schinkelhalle, Schiffbauergasse 4 A Price category B (16 euros / concessions 11 euros / pupils 7 euros) (Evening box office: +2 euros) Movement theatre with live music, 55 minutes, some spoken German – German premiere –

The intimacy of a sickroom. A bed covered in white clay. A petrified place, steeped in silence, like time halted in time. A dancer and an accordion player take turns to embody different figures, travellers between epochs. States of consciousness change fluidly, like the convoluted activity of a nervous system trying to reconnect. Les Mains de l’Argentière blurs the line between dance and theatre, showing anonymous portraits of patients gradually recovering from long periods of coma and their sublime states of being; in short, the awakening of humanity.


Djalma Primordial Science was founded in 1998 by dancer and choreographer Ephia Gburek and experimental musician Jeff Gburek. Their productions are delicate and unsettling works that blur the boundaries between theatre, dance and performance. Djalma, a Javanese word for metamorphosis, emphasizes the transformability and instability of the body. Ephia Gburek is particularly interested in a physical presence derived from physical instability, weakness and vulnerability. The resulting hypnotic, dreamlike effect on the audience is further enhanced by Vincent Valente's musical improvisations on the accordion.

A coproduction with Chok Théâtre, Chambre d'eau, Théâtre de Chambre/232U (Aulnoye-Aymeries)

Supported by Ville de Saint-Étienne, Département de La Loire

Conception, choreography, performance Ephia Gburek Live accordion, performance Vincent Valente Co-direction, lighting design Stéphane Raveyre Scenography Stephane Raveyre, Ephia Gburek Lighting technician, stage manager Olivier Richard Sound and video compositions Céline Pierre Photos Mathilde Nègre

Kindly supported by SBG Veranstaltungsservice GmbH

Sponsored by Institut français, Ministère de la Culture

Ensembles


ERSATZ
AÏE AÏE AÏE – France
Dimanche
Cie Focus & Cie Chaliwaté – Belgium
Les Arrière-Mondes
Cie Mossoux-Bonté – Belgium
Le Mains de I’Argentière
Djalma Primordial Science – France
KAR
Fekete Seretlek & Studio Damúza – Czech Republic
Babel
LOD/Steve Salembier – Belgium
Who’d have thought that snow falls
Matthias Schönijahn – Germany/Ukraine
Celestial Odyssey
Miltnerová/Knoblochová/Komárek – Czech Republic
Good Night
PRAGAMATA – Germany
Being Moved
Simon Mayer/Kopf Hoch – Austria
SunBengSitting
Simon Mayer/Kopf Hoch – Austria
Madness in the workshop
Tof Théâtre – Belgium
Concert
Fekete Seretlek – Czech Republic
Concert
KAMA Orchestra – Germany

Contact

Address

T-Werk, Internationales Theater- und Theaterpädagogikzentrum
Schiffbauergasse 4 E, 14467 Potsdam, Germany

Telefon

Phone: +49 331 73042626
Fax: +49 331 73042633