Does hope help us to shape a different future, or does it block us and leaves us in an idle waiting line? Hope, as in
the future-oriented emotion, we know as individuals as well as society. It can be an engine for change, a tool for the development of utopias; without hope there is no change, no demands on the future, no thinking about what is possible.
But hope can also be a state of passivity, waiting, a stagnation and relinquishment of responsibility.
Anna Konjetzky’s new work moves between these two poles. “hope/less”, for which she and her team conducted a series of interviews. interviews; about hope, about its absence, about new beginnings, personal expectations, about the future and fears.
Anna Konjetzky & Co. would like to thank all these numerous discussion and interview partners – near and far, known and unknown – who shared their thoughts on hope,
future aspirations and hopelessness with the team of “hope/less”, they all became part of this piece.
“hope/less” thinks with four bodies in a stretchable and malleable one Space about the potential of hope/hopelessness as an individual Feeling and as a social condition – always with a view to the Ability of this emotion to initiate change.
“hope/less” thinks with four bodies in a stretchable and malleable space, about the potential of hope/hopelessness as an individual feeling and as a social condition – always with a view to the ability of this emotion to initiate change and transformation.
Choreography, stage: Anna Konjetzky
Dance: Daphna Horenczyk, Sahra Huby, Quindell Orton, Jascha Viehstädt
Music: Stavros Gasparatos
Light design: Sanja Gergoric
Dramaturgical consultance: Maxwell McCarthy
Artistic prodcution: Rat & Tat Kulturbüro
PR: Simone Lutz
A productoin by Anna Konjetzky & Co in coproduction with Muffathalle Munich, LOT-Theater
Braunschweig and fabrik Potsdam, with the support of Tanzhaus Zürich.
Funded by Fonds Darstellende Künste aus Mitteln der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung
für Kultur und Medien im Rahmen von NEUSTART KULTUR and Bayerischen Landesverband für zeitgenössischen Tanz (BLZT) aus Mitteln des Bayerischen Staatsministeriums für Wissenschaft und Kunst“. Unterstützt durch den Bezirksausschuss 1 Altstadt-Lehel und den
Bezirksausschuss 5 Au-Haidhausen der Landeshauptstadt München.