SOFTCORE – a hardcore encounter is a dance-lecture that approaches hardcore techno as softcore bodypolitics.
Evolving around hardcore and pornography, camouflage, speed and breaking, the performance questions both the hard and the core in hardcore techno and points to its text(ure) and potential.
The performer dances, speaks, rests, feels, occupies, dances, dances, dances and remains in hardcore.
- About Lisa Vereertbrugghen
Lisa Vereertbrugghen (b. 1986 Belgium) studied history in Leuven, dance in Berlin and choreography in the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam. Currently she is based in Brussels where she makes performances, installations and publications bordering the field of choreography.
Her work has been shown in Playground Festival (Leuven), BUDA (Kortrijk), Uferstudio’s (Berlin), Showroom Mama (Rotterdam), Friends With Benefits (Brussels) and Veem (Amsterdam) amongst others. Since 2016 she is part of APAP, advancing performing arts project.
Concept, choreography and performance: Lisa Vereertbrugghen. Sound: Michael Langeder. Lights: Vera Martins. Artistic advice: Madison Bycroft, Sabine Cmelniski, Nestor Garcia Diaz. Coproduction of CENTRALE FIES within the program of LIVE WORKS PERFORMANCE ACT AWARD, STUK, BUDA and BIT Teatergarasjen. With the support of CAMPO, Tanzfabrik, Workspace Brussels and SZENE Salzburg. Funded by de Vlaamse Overheid and apap – Performing Europe 2020, co-funded by the Creative Programme of the European Union.