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April 05 to April 06, 2023 / 8.30 pm
Passable, not Presentable
»She was a knife cutting through everything.«
In 1970, at the age of 25, Shulamith Firestone published "The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution," which is still considered a fundamental feminist work today. Her radical theses on the connection between women's liberation and sexual revolution had been presented frequently up to that point, and with them she now became a best-selling author. In her second and last book, "Airless Spaces" (1998), Firestone describes what she herself calls a whole cabinet of "losers," lonely representatives of the state of "social failure."
Inspired by Firestone's biography and these portraits written with "grim laconicity," choreographer and dancer Zufit Simon's solo traces the effects that political and private conflicts can have on female physicality. Economic and psychological-private oppression are questioned and translated into the movement language of dance.
Choreography, dance: Zufit Simon
Sound and Visuals: Fredrik Olofsson
Costume: Valentina Primavera
Setdesign: Dietrich Oberländer
Lighting design: JOM
Outside Eye: Clarissa Rêgo
Management: Dietrich Oberländer
PR: Beate Zeller
After the performance on Wednesday, April 5, we invite to an audience discussion with the dancer and choreographer Zufit Simon and the dramaturge Sarah Israel.
Excerpts from "Airless Spaces" will be presented.
Watch the Trailer
schwere reiter | Dachauer Str. 114a | 80636 München
Tickets: 17,- / 10,- red.
Reservation requested: www.schwerereiter.de
The production is supported by funds from the State of Lower Saxony, Ministry of Science and Culture and the Foundation of Lower Saxony. The revival is supported by the Cultural Department of the City of Munich. Zufit Simon is a member of Tanztendenz München e.V.
Tanztendenz Munich e.V. is sponsored
by the Munich Department of Arts and Culture