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coming up: 16.3. scenic reading at Frankfurt LAB

by&with Marina Ludemann, Nina DeLudemann, Sven Rausch

DE* tchau, chào (ausgesprochen ʧaʊ, ʧaʊ) beschreibt die Verständnislücken zwischen einer Mutter, ihrer brasilianischen Tochter, deren vietnamesische Großmütter und den Orten und Generationen die zwischen ihnen liegen.

Die Frau in Deutschland ohne Brüste ist eine fiktive Person unserer realen Phantasie. In Briefen an sie begeben wir uns auf eine Reise an Orte vertrauter Fremdheit.

Als Töchter, Mütter und Mitmenschen nähern wir uns Fragen nach Vertreibung, Flucht und Umsiedlung und fragen uns, welche Spuren sie über Generationen hinweg hinterlassen. Können wir unseren vererbten Krankheiten und Traumata als Amazonen begegnen; und können wir uns als solche Kriegen widersetzen, in denen wir nicht kämpfen wollen?


ENG* tchau, chào (pronouncedʧaʊ,ʧaʊ) describes the irreconcilable discrepancy between a mother, her Brasilian daughter, their Vietnamese grandmothers and the places and generations that lie between them.

The woman in Germany without breasts is a fictitious character that sprung from our real-life imagination. In letters to her, we embark on a journey to places of familiar foreignness.
As daughters, mothers and people, we approach questions of displacement, flight and resettlement and inquire what marks they leave over the course of generations.
Can we become Amazons to face our inherited illnesses and traumas; and if so, can we still resist to be involved in wars we do not want to fight in?

April-June 2023


Research on the materiality of glass and its unifying properties across Guarani Mbya language and traditions, and seed bead factories in the Czech Republic.
Sensory characteristics and political relations are intertwined as jewelry.


Supported by Fonds Darstellende Künste with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner forCulture and the Media within the program NEUSTART KULTUR.


jewelry draft, tupi languagefamily
jewelry draft, tupi languagefamily
jewelry draft, tupi languagefamily
material: glass beads and paper pearls
apprx. 12x5 cm
Iemanjá statue on the port of Paranaguá
Iemanjá statue on the port of Paranaguá
Iemanjá statue on the port of Paranaguá
ilha da Cotinga 2
ilha da Cotinga 2
ilha da Cotinga 2
Mangrove Forest in Paranaguá
Mangrove Forest in Paranaguá
Mangrove Forest in Paranaguá
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Paris, Jablonex recycled pearls
Paris, Jablonex recycled pearls
Paris, Jablonex recycled pearls
Naprstek museum Prague
Naprstek museum Prague
Naprstek museum Prague
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Gestures of Horizon


May 2023

MdbK, Leipzig

We pursued what materials are cluttering the Atacama region, to bring back to sight what is hidden underneath them. Clearing the view for a future in which desolate emptiness might once again return to the deserts of Nasca and Atacama.
Not a small task to accomplish. But by re-functioning tools and materials, we employ them in the reconstruction, of what they once destroyed.

The project was realized within the context of a process grant from the Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V.. The composition was supported by grants from the city of Leipzig and GEMA

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- Soundgarten einer Biographie -


March 2021

Residency at LOFFT, Leipzig


During one month of residency we researched Maria Reiche's travels and investigated, how to implement her practices in musical and scenographical elements 


The project was suppotted by LOFFT Das Theater Leipzig, Flausen+, and Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V. with a grant for #TAKECARERESIDENZEN

makropolis


January 2023


A LOSE COMBO production, feat. Ensemble KNM Berlin, supported by Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa von Berlin, in cooperation with KINDL – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin

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GREEN LINE


November 2021


A LOSE COMBO production, feat. Duo Tocar, supported by Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa von Berlin, Hauptstadtkulturfonds and initiative neue musik berlin e.V., in cooperation with Heizhaus / PSR.

ATLAS' WIRBEL CONTAINER


Juni 2021


A provisional archive of a cartographic performance

A LOSE COMBO production, feat. Sonar Quartett, supported by Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa des Landes Berlin and initiative neue musik berlin e.V., in cooperation with Stiftung Reinbeckhallen.

©David Baltzer
©David Baltzer
©David Baltzer

Latitudes of Containment


October 2020-February 2021


is a series of self-portraits that were drawn during a semester in Covid-19 confinement; persuing the question: 

can drawings transform?

can they travel somewhere else?


pencil and aquarell on paper 

ca. 150x150mm


»Where no movement, no action, no choice are possible, meeting someone or something is possible exclusively through a metamorphosis of the self«

(Coccia 2017: 99)

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...These days, Gießen seems like a shore of stranded students - some of whom still managed to escape their countries and violent circumstances, while the relentlessly ticking time of visa permits and study curricula dashes forward. Others who appear as distant tiny squares to take part in hybrid seminars; either because they chose to stay in the comfort of distant homes, or because travel-routes have been cut off. Attempts to connect.
Somewhere between a community of fate (Schicksalsgemeinschaft) and a pilgrimage site, it seems at least like the only possible space of proximity and communion, while a hostile atmosphere expands outside the borders of the institute, in a pace just as concerning as the mutating virus...

S O uN D||n g


July 2021


adaptation for performance at

Times Art Center Berlin

© Luis Garay

[sic.]

"at this moment I am in the process of playing theater for myself. I know very well that I don't want to do anything:" (J.P. Sartre)


October 2020 


long durational performance about death as collective practice, holding the potential of transformation 


first version shown at Proposals for the Circumstances, a festival by students of the Insstitute for Applied Theater Studies

Gießen, at KiZ (9.10.2020)

with kind and generous support of Kulturamt
Gießen, Kunstrasen e.V. and KiZ Team 


press reviews:

Gießener Allgemeine

Gießener Anzeiger


and shown at

Times Art Center Berlin, 17.7.2021

Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, 9.9.2021

Landungsbrücken FFM, 1.8.2021


#replaingdisplace


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MA graduation work,

shown during the UdK event KUNST RAUM STADT  

installation (16.+17.07.2020)

hybrid long durational intervention


>>>   >>>   >>>  to the display 

WITH-DRAWN

 

September 2021


Intervention on Berliner Platz, Gießen

by Paula Erb, Christian Förnzler, Jonas Harksen and Nina DeLudemann

as part of the festival Gießener Auftritte, kindly supported by Stadttheater Gießen with funds of „Ins Freie“ a program carried by the Hessian ministery for arts and sciences and  Diehl+Ritter/Berlin


De Pé na Mão

 

On March 31st, 2019 I decided to begin the day (0:00 UTC-3, 5:00 MET) by cleaning the streets of Berlin. So as to manifest my utter disavowal to celebrate this ominous date. 

I have carried this gesture on throughout the day, and for the years to follow. It continues to develop in various formats.


publicaçao na pandemia crítica da n-1 (PT):




video/impression of the intervention on March 31st, 2020

(no language)

documentation of the intervantion on March 31st, 2019

(PT,EN,DT)


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wHOLE | FU tu ROS


October 2020
Pink Umbrellas Art Residency 


video, 13:40 (PT/ENG)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doPqq9HcC4A


Artistic occupation that will show every Monday, at 5 pm GTM-03, the experience of artists from different areas and different places, which they gather to create from a distance and immerse themselves in an experience of language displaced from each artist's "common place", in addition to thinking the Internet itself as a creative and amplified possibility.

a conversation - a diary entry - an encounter

- a multispectral dance -

by Nina DeLudemann & Daniel Fagus Kairoz


One is in Brazil, the other in Germany.
Trapped in multiple oppositions (time-zones, cultures, political exigencies...) we could rely on memories of commonly experienced dances. But what the pandemic was depriving us from, is the possibility of inviting other people to join into our dance.
Over the course of a month we met on virtual platforms (video-call and live-broadcasting apps), recording our conversations about the possibility of a virtual (w)hole – a uniting that could maintain an open space for a viewer to enter. Is there room for chance in a recording?
To build such a space, we live-edited the materials we were generating, realizing that it is only in retrospect that we inhabit a common space. While our time is polarized between too late and too soon, we find intersections, allowing us to cross mirrors and fall into holes.
It surprised us to suddenly meet the reflection of other people in our conversations. It didn't matter anymore, if the mirror reflected a Narcissus - at that sight, you can be sure of already falling into an Alice’ean journey. Down the rabbit hole that is digging you up....There's a foot there in that photo, that might belong to you. You'd better check if you haven't lost it

(Vai lá confirmar se não perdeu, ou se não é mesmo do Saci.)

où? ou ou? - ou où ou?


February 2020

UdK Berlin 


A travel vlog 
Teresina - Fortalesa - São - Paulo - Porto Alegre


The materials create an assemblage of perspectives. Extending over all 4 floors of the building, they mediate between scales of distance and proximity. 

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Peau:cisions


27.6. 2019

Mousonturm Frankfurt a.M.


a multi-located, time-lapsed intervention and correspondence on deposits, responsibility of spectatorship and co-presence


Shown at the Festival Rough Proposals,

collaboration between the MA Choreography & Performance, Institute of Applied Theater Studies Gießen and the Mousonturm Frankfurt


https://www.mousonturm.de/events/rough-proposals-2019/

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Destructing Objects 


November 2018
Probensaal at UdK Berlin

"Briefmarkenoper" (stamp-sized operas), as part of Mehr!Licht Festival

cooperation beween UdK Berlin and Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden


Light is often equated with the vision of the eyes. However, light does not always sharpen or even enable vision. To be blind-ed is the most obvious example. The process of becoming blind, is impressively described by Borges. Progressively losing sight, he enters into an eternally lighted haze.  

In some languages, darkness is homophonic to »hearing« - asserting that darkness might mean less vision, but foremost greater hearing.

»Hell« is German for bright, deriving from Middle High German »helle«, which means: to conceal. And which in turn, originates in »hel« (shining, sounding), related to "reverberation" and originally referring only to acoustic sensory impressions.  

Light and darkness, sight and hearing are mutually polarized, although there is actually - as music proves - no exclusionary separation, no exhaustive binary between them. For music transcends oppositions and opens up to the possibility of an other relation, than that of contrast.

Departing from writings by Borges, Foucault and ETA Hoffmann, emerges a space of borders. Oppositions between light and silence, shade and sound enter into suspense - and are suspended. 

Andorra


August 2018 

Goethe Institut Porto Alegre


Intervention and Installation

in a desastrous political landscape, the staging of Andorra is a scream against the censorship and silencing that

continues to threaten and take lives in Brazil. 

 

Resulting from a workshop with students from UFRGS, Federal University of Porto Alegre, the street performance was presented at Goethe Institut Porto Alegre on August 16th, 2018 

After the presentation, the performance set remained as a publicly accessible installation for two weeks. 


trailer

documentation Goethe Institut (DT/PT)

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Seuche


Theater Discounter Berlin 

June 2018


based on Camus' Pest


https://td.berlin/stuecke/seuche

BA graduation work 

a Theatrical Installation 


July 2017

UdK Berlin 


The production and use of cement are not only technical procedures. They could just as well describe human relationships. It is a prominent  material in the architecture surrounding us, but also the way in which we socialize

sketches/LUDI/Mappenstücke

Samba em Black 


Porto Alegre, RS 

Dec. 2016 


video, 6:16 (no language)

https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/197036659

on request 

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HEGEL'S TRAVELS 

2018

trailer (ENG/FR)

https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/286189884

on request 


performancedraft; based on Magritte's "Les vacances de Hegel" and "C'eci n'est pas une pipe", Michel Foucault's "Les mots et les choses" and Lewis Carrol's "Alice Behind the Looking Glass".

Macbath // die Räuber 


2018

Sketch for a staging at Deutsche Oper Berlin 

based on the texts by Shakespeare and Schiller and the demonstrations in 1967

Several attempts to re-name the Shakespeare square in front of Deutsche Oper to Benno-.Ohnesorg-Platz have failed. 

I take the occasion of the 51st recurring year of Benno Ohnesorg's shooting, to draw a genealogy of oppression by  means of emancipation.


Kokain


2017

sketch for a staging, based on texts by Walter Rheiner,

Simone de Beauvoir and Schubert's last piece: Violinsonate in D-Moll

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Chor schiebt Wand in die Bühnentiefe
Unterdessen läuft Schumanns letztes Orchesterwerk (Violinkonzert in d-Moll (WoO1))

Ab alle.

T. sitzt im Proszenium, entkleidet sich und beginnt dann sich zu waschen. Das Bild steht sehr lange, während des 1. Satzes der Ouvertüre sieht man keine Veränderung, als den sich waschenden T. Auf M., nimmt sich T.s Kleidung und zieht sie an.

T: Sieh da, du rauchst?
M: Es muss dir doch eine Genugtuung sein.

T: Mir? Warum?
M: Die Zeit bewegt sich wieder.

Schöpfung 


2016

sketch for a staging of  the play by J. Haydn


...mitochondria behave as though they were once an independent life form. An example: they divide independently from the devision of the human which they are part of. So although humans appear to be progressing on the evolutionary scale, they are only able to do so, because constitutive parts in them remain in different timescales....

Nachts 


2016

symphonic installation

with texts by Franz Kafka und Pussy Riot


trailer, 2:43 (DT)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=julgN2f4k0w

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