Mind Crossing walking act 2021
Vienna 18.6.2021, 20.6.2021
Linz 19.6.2021, 11.7.2021

walking the streets of the 6. district in Vienna, one stumbles upon commemoration work done by the people of the neighbourhood. one graffiti print on the side walk write "what happens when we forget to remember?"  (Prof. Dr. Karen Frostig)
this is an invitation for us to walk the streets and offer different connections and association to the act of remembering and connecting our personal and collective memory to our life here today.
18.6. at 18:00, 20.6 at 13:00, Loquaiplatz 1060, Vienna
info under avissar2@gmail.com

In Linz, we continue our collaboration with Nordico Stadt Museum and respond in a performative intervention to the exhibition Der Junge Hitler and the themes this exhibition brings to the surface.
19.6 at 13:00, 11.7 at 15:00, Nordico Stadtmuseum Linz
info under Karin.Schneider@lentos.at
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“..Manche Trän' aus meinen Augen..”
22.3.2021, 20:00 stream out of MuTh theater Vienna
collaboration with MUK for the 4th year BA students as part of the evening "Articulations"

Concept and Choreography: Jasmin Avissar, in creative collaboration with the students of the 4. year BA program.

Concept, musical Arrangement and Composition: Oliver Peter Graber

Text assembly, Theater and voice coach: Steffi Krautz

Voice over: Steffi Krautz, Günter Franzmeier

link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwlsHqp6jXfEYdRsnkHlFTw

The piece "Manche Trän' aus meinen Augen" is inspired and deals with text extracts by Elfriede Jelinek (Klavierspielerin, FaustIn).

9 individuals create a society on stage, creating different human situations confronting the theme of connection and touch, or the lack of it with one self, with the other and in society. The piece attempts to look into the individual human conditions and reflect on their effects on the society on stage as a whole and the built in need for resolution and movement forward.

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19.9.2020 Linz, collaboration with Stadtmuseum Nordico
Tal Gur (composition, live-stream music, Israel)
Jasmin Avissar (Choreography, dance)
László Benedek (dance)
Jan Thümer (text, theatrical intervention)
Casimir Paltinger (guided tour)
Karin Schneider (research, workshop)
Anna Vera Derschmidt (Assistance)

from the Choreographer's note:

"...Taking Mind Crossing to the open space surprised me as an artist and as a performer. by bringing the choreography to different locations, I was overwhelmed by the associations and triggers it invoked in me, not on the content layer alone, but personally through my own stories.

Certain locations, with specific history, brought forward different imagery and allowed other aspects of the piece to function as a mirror reflection to the hidden stories in each place.  I realized that locations in open space with embedded memories and histories leave traces which linger over time. to those traces – sometimes even invisible traces - I could connect the human stories I was telling, through the artistic language, and thus intertwine the personal story of one person with the embedded histories of the place we live in. 

This is what this project is all about: crossing minds, memories, languages, stories, space and time." 

from Tal Gur's notes:

".....For this performance, we are focusing on the intersections of history, place and the personal story. We are giving more space to the traveling aspect of the piece and questioning the element of guidance, hoping to evoke that mental movement that goes hand in hand with the action of walking, imagining and learning about the history of Linz."

Mind Crossing - segment PARALLEL
5.7.2020, Weißgerberviertel Vienna
with: 
Tal Gur (composition, live-stream music, Israel)
Jasmin Avissar (Choreography, dance)
László Benedek (dance)
Birgit Stöger (text, theatrical intervention)
Jan Thümer (text, theatrical intervention)
Karin Schneider (research, workshop)
Anna Vera Derschmidt (Assistance)
Arye and Sonja
Arye and Sonja

Weissgerberviertel Wien Photo: Amela Ristic

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Arye/Birgit
Arye/Birgit

Weißgerberviertel Wien photo: Amela Ristic

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Sonja
Sonja

Weissgerberviertel Wien Photo: Amela Ristic

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Arye and Sonja
Arye and Sonja

Weissgerberviertel Wien Photo: Amela Ristic

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