Andreja Rauch Podrzavnik: Carry On (2021), dance performance

Choreographer and dance artist Andreja Podrzavnik, this year’s recipient of the Ksenija Hribar Award and the Zupančič Award for choreographic achievements in the last two-year period, deals in her choreographies with the ways in which the body and dance confront different aspects of time. Monday at Eight, Lastings – Passings, What Stays, Heritage, Formation, Time Body Trio, Tuesday, Melodies of Beginnings – the very titles of her choreographies are replete with forms or markers of time, which in her works is never the condensed time that classical theatre observes at its dramatic endings, but a landscape time that always moves backwards towards the future, by looking back towards its expansive beginnings. This might be the reason why in Andreja Podrzavnik’s (always partially open) choreographies we have the feeling that there is always sufficient oxygen for the various dance, movement, performative and narrative bodies, without losing their dancing breath or choreographic embossment. The dancing character of Andreja Podrzavnik is one of the most distinctive and emblematic features to have taken over the national and international contemporary dance stages in recent decades, but her evocative and lyrical choreographic language has space for everything. The bodily burden takes various meditative forms in What I Carry With Me, but never depressingly heavy, as the spaces in the performance are constantly flowing, folding, and can be laid open and suspended from the ceiling.

Concept, Choreography and Artistic Direction: Andreja Rauch Podrzavnik
Co-choreography and Performance: Dejan Srhoj, Giorgia Belotti, Sara Šoukal, Luka Piletič, Maja Dekleva Lapajne, Jošt Drašler, Anja Bornšek and Andreja Rauch Podrzavnik
Sound Design: Jošt Drašler, Christopher Benstead
Music (Live): Jošt Drašler
Lighting and Set Design: Jaka Šimenc
Text: performers (Poem: Sara Šoukal)
Photography: Nada Žgank
Video: Andrej Lamut

Production: Federacija
Co-production: CUK Kino Šiška, DUM društvo umetnikov
Partner: Secondary Preschool Education, Grammar School and Performing Arts Grammar School Ljubljana
Financial Support: City Municipality of Ljubljana
Thanks to: Martin Podrzavnik, Andreja Kopač

Organisation: Kino Šiška and NDA Slovenija

Due to the illness, the performance Andreja Rauch Podrzavnik: Carry On is cancelled. Please find instructions for refunds on this link: https://www.kinosiska.si/en/vracilo-kupnine-za-odpovedane-in-prestavljene-dogodke/

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