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Eszter Salamon about ›MONUMENT 0.6: HETEROCHRONIE / Palermo 1599 - 1920‹

›HETEROCHRONIE / Palermo 1599 - 1920‹, made with eight performers, celebrates its world premiere at PACT. Strengthening the path she explores through her ›Monuments‹ series, Eszter Salamon creates on stage an imaginary field between the past and the present, bringing together traces of Sicilian musical archives, choreographed sensations inspired by the mummification rituals of the Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo and historical references to the Sicilian revolution of 1848. Eszter Salamon talked to Bojana Cvejić about the piece...

Meet Silke Huysmans and Hannes Dereere / IMPACT 19 - Weaving Traces

Silke Huysmans and Hannes Dereere were part of IMPACT 19 - Weaving Traces. The transdisciplinary symposium invited positions which, through very different practices, initiatives and actions expose interventions and discrimination in the political sphere, in urban and island structures, in ecological contexts, as well as in the body.

Meet Ingrid LaFleur / IMPACT 19 - Weaving Traces

Ingrid LaFleur was part of IMPACT 19 - Weaving Traces. The transdisciplinary symposium invited positions which, through very different practices, initiatives and actions expose interventions and discrimination in the political sphere, in urban and island structures, in ecological contexts, as well as in the body.

›Blue Skies / Bodies in Trouble‹

Mit dem wachsenden Einfluss der Technologie auf das Leben verändern sich unsere Körper, unsere Gemeinschaften und unsere Umwelt – was tun? Fabian Saavedra-Lara (Leiter, Büro medienwerk.nrw) und Stefan Hilterhaus (Künstlerischer Leiter, PACT Zollverein) geben erste Einblicke in das Festival ›Blue Skies / Bodies in Trouble‹, das vom 10. bis zum 14. Juli bei PACT Zollverein stattfindet.

Alma Söderberg on ›Entangled Phrases‹ (March 08 & 09 at PACT)

Calm perfectionism, poetic precision and sensual lightness characterize the works of Alma Söderberg, who most recently presented the world premiere of her solo ›Deep Etude‹ at PACT. In her latest work ›Entangled Phrases‹ she now continues her exploration of sound and movement, polyrhythm and polyphony through an axiomatic practice of 'listening to movement‘.

Meet the participants of IMPACT18 - Matter in Movement
Part 2

30 participants and five days filled with discussions, workshops and thoughts: This year's edition of IMPACT18 was dedicated to diverse modes of digital, performative and architectural transaction spaces and infrastructures. Right afterwards, some of the IMPACT participants shared their impressions with us.

Meet the participants of IMPACT18 - Matter in Movement
Part 1

30 participants and five days filled with discussions, workshops and thoughts: This year's edition of IMPACT18 was dedicated to diverse modes of digital, performative and architectural transaction spaces and infrastructures. Right afterwards, some of the IMPACT participants shared their impressions with us.

Meet the participants of IMPACT18 - Matter in Movement
Part 3

30 participants and five days filled with discussions, workshops and thoughts: This year's edition of IMPACT18 was dedicated to diverse modes of digital, performative and architectural transaction spaces and infrastructures. Right afterwards, some of the IMPACT participants shared their impressions with us.

Alexandra Bachzetsis on ›Escape Act‹ at PACT Zollverein

How do we evaluate what is real and what is not? And to what extent is everyday life a performance? In the age of mass produced visual media and steadfast obsession with preserving the youthful body, it is almost impossible to distinguish between appearance and existence. In her latest work ›Escape Act‹, Alexandra Bachzetsis turns her attention with subtle irony to the construction of authenticity and investigates its manifestations in everyday and pop culture.