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.
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.