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Events 03|2008

Sat-Sun 29 March-6 April 08
e wie estland [e for estonia]
Performance art, contemporary dance,
and new media

Festival in the ZKM_Cube and ZKM_Media Theater
Single admission EUR 8/5, Festival ticket EUR 20
Sun 30 March »ZUGA’s Children’s piece«, free admission

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In 2008, the Republic of Estonia will celebrate its ninetieth anniversary. As part of the festivities, the government, together with the embassy in Berlin, is organizing an event series called »e wie estland« in Baden-Württemberg from January to June 2008. A dance and new media lab headed by the Estonian choreographer Taavet Jansen will be set up in cooperation with the ZKM | Karlsruhe and will enable a one-week studio collaboration. Public performances will offer a multifaceted insight into the state of the art of choreography and media art in Estonia.

Festival program:

Sat 29 March 08, ZKM_Cube, 8pm
In.Act.Union »MusicIsMovementIsImageIsMusic3«
Performance, German premiere
The dance and media performance is based on interactions of space, sound, and dance. The concept was collaboratively developed by Estonian and German artists.

Sun 30 March 08, ZKM_Cube, 2 and 4pm
united dancers of ZUGA »ZUGA's Children's piece« Creative dance and play workshop for children (7-10 years old)

Thu 3 April 08, ZKM_Media Theater, 8pm
Krõõt Juurak »Once Upon«
Performance, German premiere
The Estonian choreographer Krõõt Juurak lives in Vienna and Tallinn. In her performance, she tells a modern fairy tale with music, video, and dance.

Fri 4 April 08, ZKM_Media Theater, 8pm
Christina Ciupke / Mart Kangro »Winners versus Loosers«
Performance
Mart Krango is the most well-known choreographer in Estonia and works in this production for the second time with Christina Ciupke, a minimalist dancer and media artist from Germany. Following its premiere in Tallinn, the production will make a guest appearance at Berlin's Theater Hebbel am Ufer and the Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt.
After the performance will be a discussion with the artists about the situation of contemporary dance in Estonia.

Sun 6 April 08, ZKM_Media Theater, 8pm
Renate Valme »Idula« und Triin Reemann »Good Knews«
Dance duet, German premiere
Renate Valme and Triin Reemann are among Estonia’s most rapidly advancing young choreographers. In their two dance-duets, they work with interactive video projections



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