In “Your Highness”, the classically trained dancers masterfully alternate between stylized Disney gestures and standards of ballet classics like Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake – and explore the fine line between portrayals of happiness through ballet history and princess archetypes in a globalized entertainment industry.
A full day experience for the students of the Transcultural Collaboration, divided in three parts, using alienation as a method for explorations and reseting naturalized assumptions.
By HAIR (Hollie, Ramona, Annie)
By Boram, Simon, Stone, Patrysja
By 3/4 (Alicia, Max, Stephanie, Maria) How do you transform a non place into a place? What are strategies of resistance against power? Specifically: where you don’t show yourself as a protester or you are not aware of the political dimension of your actions. How do you take ownership of a place?
By Black/White (Liana, Nadja, Shirley, Jion) Switzerland is famous internationally for its pure supply of drinking water. A natural resource flowing from the alps, rivers and lakes, water surrounds the city of Zurich, Switzerland. Swiss water is reputed to be so pure that the fish cannot survive in it.
By Trans 2045 (Yimeng, Kana, Ozan) Hello Open your minds and hear me. Technology Today we will show you an improvement. An Improvement of you. An improvement to a better you. This is Trans2045 Working for a better you.
By Nature Lovers (Marleen, Ria, Jaime) The newest Technology is changing our whole way of living. Apps on our smartphone help to handle our days, machines try to make our life easier. One of the newest inventions: Virtual Reality. Suddenly we are able to experience different places by using a special goggle. Besides a weird, dizzy feeling, an uncomfortable object on your head and a ridiculous way of looking.
By No Group Name (Henry, Max, Nolan)
By Stairs Group (Samuel, Elaine)
By Salads (Chanelle, Tina, Lulu)
Transculturality and transdisciplinarity as concepts or institutional strategies within the art field are to be tested in practice. How to speak of cultures, disciplines and practices, their crossing or interacting in the art field and beyond that? Departing from this initial question the lecture draws upon specific practices of transcultural collaboration and the challenge of working trans- and/or indisciplinare: in between but also throughout and beyond the disciplines.