|17.08.2021 / 19:30|
|18.09.2021 / 19:30|
This is not about me! is a solo performance by Michaela Dašková, created in collaboration with Cécile da Costa and Marika Smreková. It is a physical narration of a dziad, a narrator, a clown, a trickster – who borrows contemporary expressions of various powerful political figures and comments on the world with his voice, gesture, and body.
The production balances on a thin line between parody and criticism, subtly emphasizing and revealing what should not be visible. It is based on concrete and commonly known political cases, which, however, have a universal message and generally reflect the values and actions that are enforced in various social environments and systems.
The narrator’s body transforms under the influence of various political narratives, juggling words, screaming, stuttering, roaring and the voice is flowing through space, running away, crawling or tensing…
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Concept, performer: Micha Ela Dašková
Voice and movement supervisor: Cécile da Costa
Dramaturgy, director: Marika Smreková
Light design: Filip Horn
A view gliding across a confined space. It is I who determines the place – point – moment on the map. “HERE” – I say, I show, and I know I am far away. I want to get closer.
I touch with my finger, for example, a tabletop, or a paper with a drawn structure that belongs to the past. I understand. The layers in which I find myself, to which I pay attention, form a landscape and I form a new map. I am with you. My heart is beating, with you.
This is a performance in which Kateřina Szymanski works with the body, objects, material, and space. Through the optics of “distance, time and rhythm”, based on personal experiences, she looks at some social and political topics of the present, the choice of which she leaves up to the eye, perception and interpretation of the viewer.
Photo: Anežka Medová
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● In 2021, all events at ALTA are free! ●
During the pandemic, we did not have the opportunity to meet you in person and open ALTA to the general public. Now that we can do it, we want to be even closer to you. We decided that we would not collect any entrance fees for our programs in 2021, so that really everyone could come. Culture to all!