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  • Ania Nowak
  • September 19th - 22nd 2019
  • Sophiensæle | Berlin

A piece about the solidarizing power of vulnerability

 Close up of three young people with naked torsos and tattoos, and red eyeliner. They touch each other's mouths with their hands and look directly into the camera. © Dorothea Tuch

Inflammations deals with chronic pain and fatigue, as well as, relief and sensuality that comes with easing the symptoms. Starting from the question of what expectations we have of hyperfunctional bodies on stage, three performers demand a place for unstable bodies - with all their risks and potentials, in dance as well as in society. Vulnerability becomes a catalyst for a new body, language and care economy.

A production of Ania Nowak in collaboration with TATWERK | Performative Research. Supported by the Capital Cultural Fund. Media partner: taz. die tageszeitung


September 19th 2019 | 9 pm

Weitere Vorstellungen:
September 20th | 9 pm
Tanzscout introduction

September 21st | 9 pm

September 22nd | 6 pm
Relaxed Performance

Sophiensæle | Berlin


Choreography: Ania Nowak
Performance: Ania Nowak, Angela Alves, Laura Jones
Dramaturgy: Mateusz Szymanowka
Scenography: Christopher Füllemann
Research/Advice: Luke Pell, Johanna Hedva
Light: Aleksandr Prowalinski
Sound: Justyna Stasiowska
Costumes: Grzegorz Matląg
Production: Micaela Kühn Jara


Ania Nowak lives and works in Berlin. Her choreographic practice approaches vulnerability and desire as ways towards reimagining what bodies and language can do. She researches love as a strategy of generating knowledge with a focus on affective economies of care and companionship, and redefining sensuality. Ania Nowak graduated from Dance/Context/Choreography at HZT Berlin.