New piece BLAST in creation / tour 2020

BLAST BLAST is the latest choreographic production by VEDANZA Luxembourg created and performed by Emanuela Iacopini (IT/LU) in collaboration with Frey Faust (US/DE), Yuko Kominami (LU/JP/PT), and Saju Hari (UK/IN) to an original sound track by Rajivan Ayyappan (IN/LU). In a digital set design created by Laura Mannelli (LU) the piece explores sound [...]

Dancing from Within – Body-Mind Centering® – ONLINE

Dancing from Within - Cours de Body-Mind Centering® “...To the song that rises from this moment in which I am contained... Available to constant flow and change, I can balance at the edge of the unknown...” Eva Karczag Contenu Thématique des 5 sessions: Rencontrer la résistance : céder, pousser, atteindre et tirer Les [...]

Axis Syllabus in Luxembourg + ONLINE CLASSES

AN OPEN-SOURCE RESOURCE & TOOL BOX The Axis Syllabus (AS) is a constantly evolving reference system, or lexicon for the organization and cross-correlation of empirical and scientific findings from the study of human movement. This includes anatomical details, physics, practical applications, research, analysis and transmission. The AS was founded by Frey Faust in the late 90's. [...]

Dance Science Net: The Axis Syllabus 1-3 Apr 2020 (postponed)

The Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg and Dance Science Net are happy to announce the next professional development training in Kinésiologie posturale: The Axis Syllabus (in EN, FR, DE) Dynamic Geometry - Classical Esthetics updated using The Axis Syllabus The Axis Syllabus (AS) is an open-source resource toolbox, a constantly evolving reference system, [...]

In-house invited performances 2020

Robert Hall Robert Hall is an educator, visual artist and musician. Most recently, he has been performing percussion-based improvisations at Vedanza Studios, where he has enjoyed collaborating with dancers Gianfranco Celestino and his contact improvisation groups, Florence Augendre, Marco di Nardo and Rhiannon Fata Morgan. He has collaborated as a [...]

LIVE ROOM SERIES

A monthly event Diversity of form and practice is what makes Live Room Series so interesting for audiences and artists alike. It includes performances and concerts where artists meet and play together spontaneously with liveness. Sculptors, poets, musicians, dancers, performers, or media artists form drawings or sketches experimenting with moments of encounter as the [...]

Frey Faust dances Form of a Motion in Italy on 10 Dec 2019

A solo version of the piece, Form of a Motion, will be performed by Frey Faust at the Brindisi Performing Arts Festival on the 10th Dec 2019 in the beautiful hall of the Fondazione Teatro Verdi in Brindisi, Italy. Form of a Motion/Two to One Duet extracted from “UNDO”, a contemporary tribute to [...]

ContactTango workshop with Gabi Koch on 7-8 Dec 2019

ContacTango A blend of Contact Improvisation and Tango Argentino. ContacTango conveys the sensitive coexistence of the tango, the feeling of being in the movement of the partner. It involves moving together with the music, immersing yourself in the music, moving through the music. At the same time, the fixed forms of tango, the 'guiding' [...]

Rajivan Ayyappan opens the Luxembourg Art Week on 8 Nov 2019

JOSEPH ART AGENCY proudly announces the sound installation by all round artist Rajivan Ayyappan at the opening of Luxembourg Art Week on November 8th at 6.45pm.   The work commissioned by Luxembourg Art week takes the listener to be lost in or ponder over the idea - title : a name for a talk, a name for a [...]

Contact Improvisation workshop with Karl Frost on 8-10 Nov 2019

In the classic dance of contact improvisation, we explore the unique possibilities of two mechanically interdependent bodies moving together through space. There is the roller coaster ride of tumbling and flying together with a mix of intention and openness to the unknown. There is the pleasure of feeling the body in motion, feeling support, [...]

Danse Africaine Contemporaine avec Modestine Ekete – 13 oct 2019

Inspiration des danses Patrimoniales L’objectif de ce stage proposé par Modestine Ekete est d’offrir à chaque participant l’occasion de découvrir la richesse chorégraphique de la danse africaine, qu’elle enseigne au Luxembourg depuis quelques années. Poursuivant l’idée que le corps est un formidable instrument de communication, elle invite les participants à stimuler et réveiller des sensations [...]

Workshop de Rythmes et Chants Traditionnels Béninois avec Eric Acakpo (Benin) 22 sep 2019

Le musicien Eric Acakpo est originaire de Ouidah, capitale de la culture Vaudou, un des lieux centrales de la traite d'esclaves, carrefour de différentes ethnies et lieu de rencontre avec la culture brésilienne. Pendant le stage, il partagera la polirythmie sophistiquée de certains rythmes traditionnels d’origine Fon, Yoruba, leur origine, leur signification ainsi que [...]

Contact Improvisation with Gianfranco Celestino

Contact Improvisation is a form of dance based on spontaneous movement and physical contact. The exploration of a freely improvised movement nourished by the contact between two or more dancers is central to this proposition. The practice-created environment provides a safe space to engage in physical dialogues, while playing with elements such as gravity, [...]

Indian Music live with Rajivan Ayyappan

Description  Indian Music live sessions with Rajivan Ayyappan create an imaginary live ambience through various ragas used in Northen and Southern Indian music (Hindustani and Carnatic Music) as well as through Indian soundscapes. Raagas or Ragams are essentially melodies used in traditional south Asian music for improvisation and composition. Indian soundscapes are compiled [...]