Departures and Arrivals



2017/11/29 › 2017/11/30
Lingserius, Sebastian

D ANCER is the latest piece by Sebastian Lingserius. A project made together with Nefeli Oikonomou and Franz Edward Cedrins.
D ANCER invites you to a situation of training, both as participant and spectator. A speculation on body ideals and gymnography. Towards what do we exercise at the gym? What imaginary identities do we run towards?
D ANCER is a desire to work toward something, a mental diagram, a race to an end, but an end that is always transforming. A transformative dance which triggers questions regarding our physical relationship to our surroundings, our ideas of what our body is and can be.
Take the chance, you can do it, be a D ANCER with us! Imagine your pajamas, hippest yoga outfit or most comfy adidas trousers, and take the opportunity to turn on the small muscles!
D ANCER asks the question of what would happen in a post queer-stamped-gym…

Sebastian Lingserius is a choreographer and performer based in Stockholm. Educated first at the Royal Swedish ballet school, he then studied a Master in choreography at DOCH lead by Mårten Spångberg. In 2011 Sebastian founded KASS production, through which he produces all of his work, in close collaborations with platforms such as MDT, WELD and Dansens Hus. By having danced and choreographed the past 10 years, he considers dance to be an opportunity to redefine what the human subject could possibly be.

(Concept & Choreography: Sebastian Lingserius, created together with Nefeli Oikonomou. Performance: Sebastian Lingserius & Katrine Johansen. Choreography & collaboration: Oriane Paras. Sound design: Franz Edvard Cedrins. Light: Sebastian Lingserius. Producer: Jonas Robin. Marketing/MDT: Sara Bergsmark. Photography: Aleksandra Sende. Made possible with the support of Kinitiras Athens, Dansens Hus and MDT Stockholm. Supported by: The Swedish Art Council, Stockholm City Council, Stockholm County Council. This presentation is part of the project [DNA] Departures and Arrivals, which is co-financed by the Creative Europe program of the European Commission.)