"In the Wind”(Anni Kaila) & "Yp_Hend" (Cat Jimenez)
2 solo dance performances

June 14th, 20:30, tanz ist Festival, Spielboden, Dornbirn

“In the Wind” by Anni Kaila. „Every now and then, fate has a similarity to a local sandstorm, which constantly changes direction." (Haruki Murakami)The Finnish dancer Anni Kaila uses not only a pronounced movement vocabulary, but also literary texts as a significant choreographic tool. This extremely physical solo was created in collaboration with Elio Gervasi, and focuses on the relationship between man and his environment. What happens if a force of nature carries man away?

“Yp_Hend” is characterized by a powerful body lan-
guage – abrupt, dynamic movements “embody” the
unfulfillable longing to break out of one’s own control.
Tanz Company Gervasi questions the structures of
Hip Hop and House. The Filipino dancer Paz Katrina
Jimenez begins at zero. Step by step she accrues a
vocabulary of movements that enhance the tradi-
tions of street dance. A dialogue gradually arises be-
tween the dance vocabulary of the company and
HipHop material, revealing a wealth of social ges-

artistic direction, choreography: Elio Gervasi
in collaboration with: Anni Kaila & Cat Jimenez
dramaturgy: Karl Baratta
light design: Markus SchwarZ
music: Albert Castello (In the Wind), Mikael Stavöstrand ("Yp_Hend")

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The company is supported by the Federal Chancellery of Austria – Arts and Culture (Bundeskanzleramt Österreich Kunst Kultur) and City of Vienna (Wien Kultur)