Week Preview: 27.-31.8.

The festival’s final week presents a varied programme. In the world premiere of Liebestod, which among others refers to the love story between Tristan and Isolde, the Berlin artist duo deufert&plischke explore the relationship between love and art until the 30.8. at the SOPHIENSÆLE. In her solo Velvet, that will be premiered at the festival Claire Vivianne SobottketransformsHAU3 into a miniature garden, in which she examines the various concepts of womanhood, loneliness and sexuality. At the same time the piece Deepspace, for which the Australian dancer and choreographer James Batchelor accompanied a two-month research exhibition to the Antarctic, opens at theSt. Elisabeth-Kirche. At HAU2 the Spanish artist La Ribot shows her Happy Island, in which extravagant and intimate images question the boundaries of movement and the human imagination, together with the inclusive company Dançando com a Diferença from 29.–31.8. The Norwegian choreographer Alan Lucien Øyen and his company winter guests investigate the relationship between lying and loving and how we stage ourselves in everyday life and social media from 29.–31.8. at HAU1 in Story, story, die.

Until the 31.8. there will also be the last opportunity presented: as part of the Re-Perspective Deborah Hay, to visit the Deborah Hay Documentation Center and the video installation Perception Unfolds: Looking at Deborah Hay‘s Dance at the Akademie der Künste (Pariser Platz). Both are open from Thursday to Saturday, 3 – 7 p.m. Entry is free. Festival visitors can also browse in the Bibliothek im August from 4 – 9 p.m. And after four exciting festival weeks, this year’s final party takes place on 31.8. from 11 p.m. at the WAU and the Festival Centre in front of HAU2.