Thursday, January 22, 2009

The City Choreography Performance

February, 21 – 27 2008
(Zone of Understanding - Jakarta Biennale 2009)

The dance performances is a permanent program of The Jakarta Arts Council. Every year, amount of choreographers are invited to perform, showing their artworks based on their respond about the theme that is different in every year.

This year, 4 choreographer were invited to involve in this event. They will perform a dance in a public spaces as a result of their respond to the city conditions. The choreographer Boby Ary Setiawan for example, will bring a dance artwork titled ‘Z.C (Zebra Cross)’. The dance will be located in Zebra Cross at the street intersection. The performance will be started while the cars, motorcyces and other vehicle are stopped by the traffic light.

List of performance :

Choregrapher : Boby Ari Setiawan (SOLO)
Titled :‘Z.C (Zebra Cross)’
Description : The Z.C will be performed at along the zebra cross around the street intersection. The artist will show their performances while the cars, motorcycles, or other vehicles are stopped by the traffic light. (30 sec/perform)
Location : Sarinah, Thamrin – Jakarta Pusat
Schedule : Jumat, 27 Februari 2009

Yola Yulfianti (JAKARTA)
‘Kopi ( The Coffee)’
‘Kopi’ will presented in a coffe shop at Cikini, Jakarta Pusat. It will be divided into three scene menus that are mutually interrelated : Caffe latte, Hot choc' latte with free hot spot, Tubruk latte (35 minutes / perform)
Bakoel Kofi, Jl. Cikini Raya – Jakarta Pusat, Sabtu, 21 Februari 2009

Retno Sulistyorini (SOLO)
‘Dumb of Body (Tubuh Bisu)’
The Dumb of Body will presents a thing and instalative artworks which are translated into imagination. The things would be presented into settings and property and also human body as a media movement. Dancers as a moderator, will provides a meaning of those things with a choreography technics as well as movement exploration. (30 minutes / perform)
Plaza Taman Ismail Marzuki – Jakarta Pusat, Kamis, 26 Februari 2009

Fitra / Yusril (PADANG)
‘Tari Tiang (the Pole dance)’

The Pole Dance will presents a body intallation as it’s artworks. A petrified bodies that mutually collide as a fixed thing. This artworks provides 3 parts; A routine body and a body in a day; a trained body and the ill ones; a mechanical body; get into the body, pole, and the process becoming to stone and iron. (45 minutes / perform)
Plaza Taman Ismail Marzuki – Jakarta Pusat, Rabu, 25 Februari'09

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