You said you'd give to me — Soon as you were free
YSYGM is a film without a camera. A body gets portrayed while dancing. The movie zooms in and out of the body and registers all anatomical, performative and biological details. The camera is the documen-tation of a performance as much as the tool for a miscroscopic examination, it turns the body into material, flickering image, post-human matter and moving pixels. However, the camera does not really exist, its perspective is just the model for the perspective onto stage.
In YSYGM, the camera perspective onto the body stretches the line between being material and being a subject and turns the performer into something between a quantifiable biological system and a desiring subject. Negotiating the two ends of this line in one body, YSYGM roams critical and cyborg femnist approaches and encounters its own most important question: how does it all feel like?
YSYGM is a metaphor.
YSYGM has good intentions and powerless means.
YSYGM asks how it all feels like.
YSYGM claims that the we cannot wait until we are free.
- About Juli Reinartz
Juli Reinartz works between Stockholm and Berlin. Her approach to choreography is fueld by the desire to produce formats that experiment on identity formation. Her works ‘Atlantic’ and ‘Really Good Music’ picked the topics of Afrofuturism and animism as ways to create half pop-cultural, half ritualistic experiences. In 2013, she researched on the concert format in a one year residency at Mejan.
Since 2015, she is interested in film formats and the camera perspective on the body. The question is if this perspective is in fact a new ritual and if it can be turned into one. Her new project will circulate around that question.
In the past, Juli has been working together with Angela Schubot, Jared Gradinger, Ingri Fiksdal, Trajall Harrel, Verena Billinger / Sebastian Schulz, Jeremy Wade and Tea Tupajic. Her collaboration with theater director Nora Schlocker has been invited to Theatertreffen 2015.
Choreography / Performance: Juli Reinartz. Artistic collaboration: Liz Rosenfeld. Dramaturgical assistance: Rose Beermann. Lights: Josefin Hinders. Music: many. Co-produced by: MDT, Atalante, Dansstationen Malmö and Tanzfabrik Berlin. This presentation is part of [DNA] Departures and Arrivals, and is co financed by Creative Europe program off the European Commission.
- You said you’d give to me – soon as you were free
- Juli Reinartz
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