City Horses at Tanz im August
Tanz im August
ABOUT THE SHOW
In our cities, on bronze horses, proud kings quietly stare above our heads. Their history and visual male dominance daily manifested and passed on to the next generation. Where are the women and their stories?
City Horses is a city choreography with about twenty female dancers about power, existence and the female body in the public space, a gallop through cities, a living monument in constant motion, celebrating female courage and power of all ages.
ABOUT THE CREATORS
The Swedish duo Byström Källblad makes work for the stage, the gallery and the public space. Artist Helena Byström and choreographer Anna Källblad share a desire to tell stories from and based in collaboration and exchange with specific places and its people.Byström is a visual artist from the north, working mainly with film and sculpture, Källblad is a choreographer from the south, with ten years in Los Angeles. Byström and Källblad have shown work in places like a sports arena, a nuclear power plant, Shibuya Crossing Tokyo, Sakakini Art Centre Ramallah, Stockholm City Hall, Uppsala Cathedral, Kulturhuset, The Royal Dramatic Theatre and the Modern Museum in Stockholm.
Concept and choreography: Helena Byström and Anna Källblad
Dancers: Montse Álvarez, Helena Canas, Katja Coser, Núria Dalmau, Eva Durban, Andrea El Ameri, Aitana Giralt, Arina Lannoo, Mar López, Azucena Momo, Alesia Obinu, Carla Piris, Claudia Reig, Paula Sánchez, Marta Santacatalina
Costumes: Helena Byström and Anna Källblad
Videographer: Jenny Vinterqvist
Photographer: Tina Axelsson
Produced by: Big Pulse Dance Alliance (Creative Europe)
Supported by: Swedish Arts Council and The Swedish Arts Grants Committee / With the collaboration of: Graner, Centre de Creació de Dansa i Arts Vives
City Horses is a Big Pulse Dance Alliance co-production, co-produced by Sismògraf Dance Festival (Catalonia - Spain), Julidans (The Netherlands), Tanz im August/HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Germany) and CODA Oslo International Dance Festival (Norway), co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.