The Axis Syllabus in Application – Dancing together and apart – Frey Faust 21-22 Nov 2020

We are happy to announce the next workshop in the series of the Dance Science Net program: The Axis Syllabus in Application - dancing together and apart The Axis Syllabus is the instrument of a world wide effort to facilitate education and literacy in movement. Movement education/literacy is much the same as linguistic literacy. [...]

Contemporary dance workshop with Saju Hari 14-15 Nov 2020

Saju Hari's contemporary dance style is an amalgam of his experience as a dance artist working across styles and various concepts. His style is also based heavily on the earthy movement quality of his base training in Kalarippayattu, the Indian Martial art. Saju will take the participants through a dynamic and creative dance process working with [...]

Contact Improvisation workshop with Karl Frost on 24 Oct 2020

Two Body System We explore moving together as an interdependent system, providing and accepting support and opportunities for movement and flight in a constantly changing puzzle. We explore ease in motion and the pleasure of compression and off-balance. This Contact Improv workshop will be taught by Karl Frost live on ZOOM while the participants [...]

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 [...]

Lock-down outdoor version of Two to one in Apulia, Italy

An outdoor version of "two to one" performed by Emanuela Iacopini and Frey Faust on music by Rajivan Ayyappan at the UprisingUp festival/Axis Syllabus Italia in the beautiful small city of Cisternino in Apulia on the 26th Aug 2020 Two to One Duet extracted from “UNDO”, a contemporary tribute to the moving human [...]

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. [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]