"For me, the medium of video is a wonderful complement to my work, since dance is, after all, ephemeral and short-lived. I have realized various video works so far, from experimental to on stage and/or in the form of a short documentary. My last video project MY DANCE SPACE is a good example, which I realized as a reflection of the first lockdown with dancers* and choreographers from Hamburg (February 2021).
DECOLONYCITIES - DER FILM
In may 2021 the choreographer Yolanda Gutiérrez travelled to Kigali, Rwanda and worked together with rwandese artists like Gretta Ingabire, Celine Manzi and Chris Schwagga aswell as Serge Gyrisha, a young talented, filmmaker, who realized the film.
[Concept/Choreografie] Yolanda Gutiérrez
[Management] Gesine Kästner
[Film Kigali] Serge Girishya
[Dance/Choreografie] Celine Manzi. and Babou Tight King.
[Costume/Setting] Chris Schwagga
[Poem and voice] Gretta Ingabire
A production von yolanda gutiérrez & projects and MARKK
Supported by the NATIONALE PERFORMANCE NETZ - STEPPING OUT, funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media as part of the NEUSTART KULTUR initiative. Aid program dance