Stirring and intentionally provocative. A countermove to growing conservatism.
This year’s performances, workshops and lectures tackle such themes as the political power of queer culture, voguing aesthetics and classical tragedies in contemporary art, and feministic viewpoints to classic fairytale characters.
Side Step Festival 2013 presents the most interesting, versatile performers and choreographers of today:
Ann Liv Young (US): Mermaid Show, Keith Hennessy (US): Crotch & Almost, Trajal Harrell (US): Antigone Jr., Trajal Harrell, Cecilia Bengolea, François Chaignaud & Marlene Freitas (US/AR/FR/PT): (M)IMOSA – Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at The Judson Church (M)
Also in the festival program: Lectures by Tiina Rosenberg, Prophetic dances by Eliisa Erävalo, documentary film Paris is Burning by Jennie Livingstone, Ann Liv Young’s Sherry Show, Keith Hennessy’s workshop Performing Queer Failure and many more!
Tickets 25/15/5 €. Festival passes 37 € (including 5 performances).
More details: www.zodiak.fi/en/sidestep