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Simon Mayer / Kopf hoch : Sons of Sissy

The focus of Sons of Sissy is the universe of traditions, folk dances and folk music from which the Upper Austrian country lad Simon Mayer originates.

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In an experimental manner, four performers and musicians make use of traditional alpine live music, various group dances and ritualised practices. Liberating them from conservativism and conventions, they establish an unseen fusion of artistic reinterpretations and temporary social attributions of meaning. Defying categorisation and pigeonholing, the Sons of Sissy do everything they can to live up to their name as they conduct themselves as part weird folk-music quartet, part experimentally playful ritual dance combo, using humour to radically disrupt the hackneyed male role models in old traditions.

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Artist talk Vera Tussing

Talks and Thoughts on the Contemporary Dance Scene in Teheran

Vera Tussing will present her work during the one-week visitor's programme for contemporary dance artists from Iran organised by Flanders Arts Institute / Kunstenpunt and kc nona from 18 to 25 March 2018.

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