Picture: German Palomeque

Picture: German Palomeque

Picture: German Palomeque

Picture: Dajana Lothert

Picture: Drone Media Studio (HU) / Animation: Effi & Amir
Europe is shutting up its borders, and in the surrounding areas, a new kind of choreography is emerging. Far from putting an end to migrational movements, the border closures are generating new movements. “TALOS”, a new solo work by Israeli choreographer Arkadi Zaides, investigates the future of borders. Its starting point is “TALOS”, an EU-funded technological project, a mobile robot system intended to detect and prevent illegal border crossings. With the help of interviews, film material and documents, Zaides and his interdisciplinary research team reflect on the consequences and the ethical issues around the “TALOS” initiative.

At the festival

August 2017, September 2017
Concept & Artistic Direction Arkadi Zaides
Artistic Collaboration Claire Buisson, Nienke Scholts, Jonas Rutgeers, Youness Anzane, Effi & Amir (Effi Weiss & Amir Borenstein), Gabriel Braga, Culture Crew, Amit Epstein, Dyane Neiman
Lighting Design Thalie Lurault
Technical Management Etienne Exbrayat
Administration, production Simge Gücük
International distribution Key Performance - Julia Asperska & Koen Vanhove
Duration 50 Min

Coproduction: Les Subsistances, CDC Toulouse, NEXT Festival, Lille- Kortrijk-Tournai, La Maison de la Danse, Lyon, CCNN – Centre Chorégraphique National de Nantes, TanzQuartier Wien, Teaterhuset Avant Garden Trondheim, K3 - Zentrum für Choreographie | Tanzplan Hamburg as part of the project Together Apart, funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation. In Residency at: O Espaço do Tempo, Montemor-o-Novo, STUK, Leuven, Wiesbaden Biennale, Wiesbaden, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Tanz im August / HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Supported by: DICRéAM - Transfabrik Fund - the Franco-German Fund for performing arts.

With support by Institut Français and the French Ministry for Culture and Communication / DGCA.

Institut des Croisements - Arkadi Zaides is supported by French Ministry of Culture and Communication -  DRAC Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.