imagetanz 2019: dancing 30 years ahead
The year 1989 is not just about big political changes, the legendary Hasselhoff Concert in Berlin and the invention of the World Wide Web, but is also the year of foundation of imagetanz. For the 30th anniversary, the festival presents a varied three-week event in March with new positions in choreography and performance. Premieres with local artists, international guest performances, studio visits, discussions and parties for a varied festival program.
Following the motto "dancing 30 years ahead", the festival remains faithful and looks ahead and focuses on innovative approaches from choreography and performance. The imagetanz artists seek alternative strategies of self-empowerment reflect on everyday racism, question social conventions and illuminate them from queer feminist perspectives. The range of topics is broad, the work connects the attempt to explore the social tension of the present and to look ahead.
The festival center with the main venues is this year in the Atelier Augarten in the 2nd district. Additional venues are the Dschungel Vienna and studio brut at Zieglergasse 25.
As part of the series Handle with care artists invite you to visit the studio and open the sample process for discussion and dialogue. The Salon and audience talks offer space for encounter and exchange in a relaxed atmosphere. And last but not least the imagetanz-parties invite you to show your own dance moves.
Grafik: @fondazione.biz Atelier Augarten