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Call for Performers "Hub AB" at the Haus Der Geschichte

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The exhibition “Hut ab” at the HAUS DER GESCHICHTE is dealing with today’s and historical headgear.
It examines the legibility of the complex symbolic content regarding headgear.
For the exhibition’s opening performance, we are looking for performers with different background, context, bodies, age, gender, language and expression. The performance is standing for the diversity of body and personality and questions generalized reading systems of bodies and their occultation.

Performers with different background, context, bodies, age, gender, language and expression needed for the exhibition “Hut ab” at the HAUS DER GESCHICHTE opening performance.

Where: Stuttgart, Germany

When: 04.11.2019

Deadline for applications: 01.11.2019

The exhibition “Hut ab” at the HAUS DER GESCHICHTE is dealing with today’s and historical headgear.
It examines the legibility of the complex symbolic content regarding headgear.
For the exhibition’s opening performance, we are looking for performers with different background, context, bodies, age, gender, language and expression. The performance is standing for the diversity of body and personality and questions generalized reading systems of bodies and their occultation.

YOU:
1. You are questening stigmatized role models of bodies and their “covering”. Through performative interaction with “coverings” you are showing the changeability of your body using coverings as an outer “shell”, at the same time you are showing that such a “shell” is offering a projection screen through the including information it is delivering. The covers (masks, wigs, scarves and hats) are all designed by University of Design Pforzheim.

2. As part of the performance you are expressing your personality and it´s uniqueness which can’t be seen by only looking at your outer appearance and it´s coverings. Motionally you are expressing fragments of your own personality.

WHERE:
Rehearsals are taking place in the Haus der Geschichte in Stuttgart, the performance at the Musiksaal of the Hochschule für Musik, Stuttgart.

DATES:
audition: 04.11. 2019 ( between 12-18 o’clock, time by individual arrangement)
1st rehearsal: 10.12.2019 (approx. 1 hour) time by arrangement
2nd rehearsal: 13.12.2019 (approx. 3 hours) time by arrangement
Performance: 19.12.2019, 06:30 PM

COMPENSATION: 200€ flat rate

How to apply: We are looking forward to meeting you if you feel curiosity, desire, and the urge to position yourself with us within the framework of that format.
Stage experience, dancing or acting experience are not necessarily required.

Send us an email including short information about yourself to l-hetzel@web.de

For further information, please visit https://designpf.hs-pforzheim.de