B OR D ER S?
Please don’t come too close to me, I am afraid to lose.
What are you afraid of losing?
After three years of research about discrimination and bias, I have begun questioning myself, why don’t I examine the way I judge others. I criticize people. During my research, I had to face that I constantly push some people away and ignoring their pain, because of my ego and insecurity.
a solo piece
direction, choreography and performance: Nagao Akemi
music: Michael Tuttle
costume advice: Federico Polucchi
stage and light advice: Zahava Rodrigo
documentation: Karsten Dirk Gloger
supported by Deutschlandstipendium, Ortner & Ortner, HZT Berlin, HfS Ernst Busch Berlin
special thanks to:
Maya M. Carroll, Michiyasu Furutani, Katharina Rösch, Christiane Berger, Wanda Golonka, Ingo Reulecke, Susanne Vincenz, Saida Makhmudzade, Kaisa Nieminen, Maria Rutanen, Niels Weijer, Nik Haffner, Deutschlandstipendium, Ortner & Ortner, Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz Berlin (HZT), Hochschule für Schauspielkunst “Ernst Busch” Berlin and all maC and HfS Colleagues
premiere: 24. April 2019, at HfS Ernst Busch
documentation by Karsten Dirk Gloger