SATURDAY 23 MARCH
4.00pm - 10.00pm
(entry all day)
Tickson Mbuyi (DR Congo) and Cleophee Moser (France)
'Every time they perform respectively as well as jointly... they are able to move one another with simple gestures but significant and deep situations.'
Cindy Olohou, Director of the Agency Wasanii Ya Leo, Paris
Dance intervention Boni Santé, by Condom Man (Mbuyi) and Condom Girl (Moser), is a witty roaming laboratory that invites the audience for a 'consultation' and ensuing 'art-cure'. The masked counterparts first collaborated in Kinshasa, and have gone on to spread their message which questions boundaries and violence in relation to gender and diversity.
LOOK OUT! BONI SANTE’S ABOUT!
A promenade performance of Boni Sante will take place along Brighton seafront on Friday 22nd at 5.15pm and Saturday 23rd at 3.15pm.
Exact route to be announced. Watch this space…
BUT IF OUR ROOM IS DARK AT NIGHT (or room 00#1)
Danila Gambettola (Italy)
Collaborating with stylist Angela Rago, Italian choreographer and performer Danila Gambettola brings into being this striking solo performance.
A girl travels through a nocturnal landscape via her stories, feelings and desires. The stage is transformed into an intimate space, a room, in which she journeys through her past and present, between fantasy and reality.
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Iria Arenas (Spain)
Anverso is a daring work by Iria Arenas, a Spanish multidisciplinary artist based in Germany. With its first UK performance, Anverso uses movement to imagine a dystopian world, and three performers represent its citizens living in a dehumanised state.
Lewys Holt (UK)
‘It was really inspiring... there is no substitute for intelligent, reflective, thoughtful ideas and approaches to making.’
Pete Shenton, New Art Club
What do you do when dealing with miscommunication and confusion is unavoidable? Big questions, but don't worry Lewys Holt is here to help with his PowerPoint, well Keynote, presentation. Using projections of stream-of-consciousness writing, improvised movement and discussions, Lewys stands united with the anxious, the confused and those who overthink to face awkwardness head-on in this subtly humorous yet unnerving piece.
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Please note: this performance will be BSL- interpreted by Sue MacLaine
All performances on Saturday 23 March are highly visual.
Please get in touch with The Old Market on 01273 201801 or email us at email@example.com for more info.
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Sivan Rubinstein (UK)
‘A visionary piece that brings the world on to one stage’ London Jewish Chronicle
'Every moment encloses the reality of all the places in the world' ABCDance
Maps is dance inspired by the theatre of the world, which explores a desired world without borders. All maps are a snapshot in time, a fixed interpretation of our world, unable to capture the ebb and flow of people, places and politics. In collaboration with Kings College London, cartographers and 50kgs of salt, MAPS takes the antique map of the world and fuses it into a culturally mixed, rhythmic and musical grove, revelling in a new cartography of the world.
Commissioned by Creative Europe and The Place, London
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OOPS FESTIVAL BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE SWALLOWSFEET COLLECTIVE
We are your hosts for OOPS Festival 2019. Follow our thread of ‘happenings’ throughout the three days at The Old Market theatre. These short performances intersect, entertain and guide you through the performances from our featured artists. We are your tour guides, your tannoy announcement, your interval,
your backstage pass, your finale.
SATURDAY 23 MARCH: performances from the Swallowsfeet Collective between each featured artist in the main space.