The ARTIST SUMMIT is dedicated to the unexplored potential of the Dance Platform 2018. The artists’ group HOOD, currently a fellowship holder at PACT Zollverein, invite 30 dance practitioners to take part in a nine-day critical exchange at Zollverein. The emphasis of the summit is on exchange between the participating artists in concern of significant issues in dance in Germany and internationally. 

The project proposes a forum in which to explore and challenge practices in the performing arts and potentially embed them in new contexts. Questioning the roles of aesthetics as well as practical working conditions, the incentive seeks to foster self-organization among the individuals present, enabling unexpected outcomes and enacted thoughts that complement, expand and diversify the programme of the Dance Platform 2018.

THU 15.03. — SAT 17.03.2018
14 — 17 H and 18:30 — 20 H (public event)
In English

With 30 artists, curated by choreographer Fabrice Mazliah and hosted by the artist group HOOD

→ Essen
Zeche Zollverein
Hall 6

Photo: © Robin Junicke