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maa 04/04/2016 > don 14/04/2016

Worker’s Club

How do artists and workers – respectively – view their working conditions and relationships?

The InCompany artists’ collective wanted to create a dialogue between artists and industrial or company employees. They wanted to examine how working relationships and conditions influence our perception of the world.

InCompany began with a Mobile Workers’ Club, an environment in which artists and company employees could relax and get to know one another. They reflected on ‘work’ with the aid of a range of exercises and role play. This Workers’ Club was inspired by the designs and ideas of Alexander Rodchenko’s Workers’ Club, active in the 1920s.

The Mobile Workers’ Club will have met on several occasions. After the meetings, the material acquired has been incorporated into a performance. After seeing this performance, you might look at the ‘working man or woman’ with new eyes.

première 15/04/2016@Beurrschouwburg - 20:30
EN & NL spoken

Creation and performance: Einat Tuchman, Nicolas Galeazzi, Heike Langsdorf
Performance and support: Gosie vervloessem
Flyer and support: Helena Dietrich
Production: Kunstenwerkplaats Pianofabriek
Co-production: kunstencentrum buda, Beursschouwburg

Einat Tuchman (1968) lives and works in Brussels. She is a performance artist and choreographer, during the last years she works with social artistic concepts in which she examines the complex relation between the self and the collective environment.

Heike Langsdorf (1974) is a dancer and performance artist, based in Brussels. She develops and presents performative works and frameworks, exploring the conditions for action within, as well as outside the theatre-and-art-context.

Nicolas Galeazzi (1972) uses performance as an act of research. His work focuses on developing and questioning social discourses through artistic research projects and is articulated in various concepts, installations, performances and printed matter. Galeazzi develops new models for collaboration and dissemination of art and sets up performative research frameworks where audience ist asked experiment with political, economical and social conditions.