Afflicted by the social environment, the individual is given an identity with birth: name, first name, as well as identity-forming characteristics, such as gender, cultural and social background. This totality forms the universal framework of the enforced identity of the individual. In contrast, Tambwe’s performance is like a caterpillar creeping into a cocoon and reappearing as a grotesque form – a newly invented, abstracted and confused body that allows us new interpretations of its own.
Concept / video / costume / scenography / Performance: Elisabeth Bakambamba Tambwe.
Costume production: Goran Bugaric
Assistant costume designer: Stefan Rohrle
DIG UP Production
Dates and places
25 January 2020, SAVVY Contemporarys, Kuppelhalle, Gerichtstraße 35, 13347 Berlin
04 Dezember 2019, Kunstlerhaus 1050 Wien
25 September 2019, POSTMAGICSCIENCE, SCHLOSS HERRENHAUSEN and Herrenhäuser Gärten (Break)Herrenhäuser Str. 5, 30419 Hannover
07 September 2019, R E F L E C T Festival, WUK, Währinger Straße 59A-1090 Wien