Blind Spot (stadswandeling)
In a world where we are surrounded by stimuli, we often close off our senses. In Blind Spot: Maastricht choreographer Jelena Kostić makes visible and tangible what is right in front of us. In a theatrical walk full of contrasts, the urban environment and dance come together to open our eyes to new perspectives.
With headphones on, the audience takes a walk through the raw Sphinx Quarter, starting at the Blanche Dael Branderij (coffee roasters). In various choreographies, Jelena plays with our ideas and expectations of space and our surroundings.
After the success of Blind Spot: Tilburg in the summer of 2021, choreographer Jelena Kostić creates an entirely new experience for Maastricht, especially for Nederlandse Dansdagen. With a dance language strongly influenced by freerunning and the raw industrial environment of the Sphinx Quarter, Jelena shows the city from a new perspective.
30 Minutes prior to the walk, you will receive a free cup of coffee at the Blanche Dael Branderij.
About Jelena Kostić
Jelena Kostić (Belgrado, 1976) uses the power of choreography in dance, film and theatre. Her mission is to use different media to tell true stories about the life choices we make today. Jelena is known for her visually and physically powerful style that delves deep into the courage and fallibility of human beings. With every movement she creates, she questions our views on success, happiness and fear.
Blanche Dael Branderij Sphinxkwartier
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Blind Spot (city walk) is made possible by:
Special thanks to:
Choreography and artistic direction
Dancers and performers Noëmi Wagner, Isabelle Nelson, Tijmen Teunissen, Ischa Statie, Josien Hennen
VOICE ACTOR Gusta Geleijnse
LOCATION RESEARCH Bureau Europa
Composer Dyane Donck, Tom Sikkers
Repetitor Judit Ruiz Onandi
TEXTS Laura Roling
Costumes Rens de Waal
COMMERCIAL LEAD Petra de Haan
SALES Petra de Haan
PRODUCTION Danielle Pater
PHOTOGRAPHY Lonneke van der Palen