In Moscow will pass festival–school of contemporary art «Territory»

© RIA Novosti / Pavel Komarovskiy room. Archival photoIn Moscow will pass festival–school of contemporary art «Territory»© RIA Novosti / Pavel Komarov

International festival-school of contemporary art «Territory», which brings together in its program projects outside the boundaries of genre, created by artists from around the world, will be held in Moscow from 12 to 24 October, reported the press service of the forum.

15 performances from nine countries

This year the program of the XIII International festival of 15 performances by Directors, choreographers and artists from 9 countries, including Russia, UK, Belgium, Spain, Italy, USA, Switzerland, France, Japan.

Five members – artist and filmmaker Matias Umpierrez, choreographers Hofesh Schechter, Olivier Dubois and Saburo Teshigawara, Director Thaddeus Phillips will present their work in Russia for the first time. Also at the forum will show the works of recognized masters – Robert Wilson, Jan Fabre and Philippe Decoufle.

The forum will premiere three plays of the Russian theater: «children of the sun» by Timofey kulyabin (theatre «the Red torch», Novosibirsk), the project of Boris Yukhananov’s «Orphic games. Punk macrame» (Electrotheatre Stanislavsky) and «Utopia» Marat Gatsalov (Theatre of Nations).

On the eve of the festival, was held in Moscow presentation of the first published in Russia the book by the famous Belgian Director Jan Fabre and the screening of the documentary film «Surrender», dedicated to the work of the Director on performance «Mount Olympus». Will also be shown a film about the famous staging of Antoine Vitez, «Satin slipper».

Spectacle the opening of the festival

Open the «Territory» performance «Show» — a famous choreographer Hofesh Schechter. His troupe Hofesh Schechter Award will arrive in Moscow for the first time. Previously, the Moscow public could see the work of the choreographer only during live broadcasts of the Paris Opera. Eight dancers will present a «Show» on stage of «Helikon-Opera» on 12 and 13 October.

In these days in the Electro Fabre will show performance «the angel of death,» which he dedicated to the outstanding American choreographer William Forsythe.

In the New space of the theatre of Nations will be the showing of the series «the Red wheel» (Theatre of Nations) based on the novel by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

Lepage, Wilson, Umpierrez

An important event of the festival is the project «Museum fiction I. the Empire» by the Spanish artist and filmmaker Matthias Umpierrez. Along with Robert Lepage, the artist has created large-scale video installation based on «Macbeth» by Shakespeare. Replica lady Macbeth, and Macbeth is pronounced Lepage and star movies Almodovar ángela Molina. This project will be presented from 14 to 24 October in MMOMA on Gogol Boulevard.

Another project «whist/Whist» at the intersection of virtual reality, interactive theater and choreography will be presented by the founders of the British dance company AFA AOI Nakamura (Japan) and Esteban Fourmies (France).

Sixteenth of October in the new theatre, starts a theatrical marathon «Orphic games. Punk macrame» based on the Orpheus myth, which involved over a hundred people. Single flow from 12 performances will run until October 21.

One of the Central events of the festival – solo performance of Robert Wilson’s «Lecture on nothing». The Director will present the text of John cage the composer who changed in the second half of the twentieth century, the history of performative art.

Performances, dancing, plastic

From 19 to 21 October, the Swiss choreographer Nicole sayler invites the audience to an unusual walk in Moscow. Moving on a given route, the audience will watch as you dance in the Windows of apartments, participants of the performance «Homemade dancing» professional dancers and Amateurs who have passed a casting.

A solo performance by American artist, Director and actor Tadeusz Phillips «17 border crossings» will be shown at the Theatre of Nations.

For the first time to Russia there will arrive the founder of the Japanese company КАRAS Saburo Teshigawara. An outstanding dancer and choreographer will take the stage of the theatre of Nations together with the dancer Rihoko Sato in the play «Tristan and Isolde» on music by Wagner. This work is included in the program of the Year of Japan in Russia.

One of the most radical contemporary choreographers Frenchman Olivier Dubois will show «My body out into the light of day» – the study of body memory, the nature of the dancer and the dance, based on personal experience of the choreographer.

The festival «Territory» the work of the choreographer Philippe Decoufle «New short plays», which constitutes a plastic cycle of short stories with unexpected plots.