Lecture-Performance “Dingwesen” at Berlin Festival “Artificial Bodies” Video-Stream

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Dingwesen /ˈdɪŋˈveːzn̩/
is a Lecture/Dance-Performance staged at the “International Festival Theater of Things” Berlin 2020, “Artificial Bodies”.
The performance discusses the intimate vis-a-vis of very different bodies by means of improvisation and articulates the (im)possibilities of a biopolitics between thing and being.

Dingwesen /ˈdɪŋˈveːzn̩/
ist eine Vortrags/Tanz-Performance im Rahmen des “Internationalen Festivals Theater der Dinge” Berlin 2020, “Künstliche Körper”.
Die Performance diskutiert das intime Gegenüber ganz unterschiedlicher Körper mittels Improvisation und artikuliert die (Un)Möglichkeiten einer Biopolitik zwischen Ding und Wesen.

Video-still from streaming of “Dingwesen” 8.11.2020. Eva-Maria Kraft dancing with two robots model Pepper.
Video-still from streaming of “Dingwesen” 8.11.2020. Eva-Maria Kraft dancing with two robots model Pepper. Music by Thomas A. Pichler playing Chellare.

Video-still from streaming of “Dingwesen” 8.11.2020. Eva-Maria Kraft and Helena Frijns with two robots model Pepper. Music by Thomas A. Pichler playing Chellare.

Video-still from streaming of “Dingwesen” 8.11.2020. Darja Stoeva Human-Robot-Interaction with two robots model Pepper, Helena Frijns interacting with Eva-Maria Kraft.

Video-still from streaming of “Dingwesen” 8.11.2020, Christoph Hubatschke and Oliver Schürer reading at the performance.

Video-still from streaming of “Dingwesen” 8.11.2020. Eva-Maria Kraft dancing with two robots model Pepper. Music by Thomas A. Pichler playing Chellare.

“Dingwesen” on stage:

Choreography, Dance: Eva-Maria Kraft

Music: Thomas A. Pichler playing Cellare

Human-Robot-Interaction: Helena Frijns, Darja Stoeva

Philosophy: Christoph Hubatschke

Theory: Oliver Schürer

Two Robots model Pepper

Idea, concept: Oliver Schürer

Streaming in Kooperation mit dem Medienlabor der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien