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Kate McIntosh (NZ/BE)

In Many Hands

10. mars –11. mars 2017

Oslo Internasjonale Teaterfestival

Store scene 10.03.2017 17:00

Store scene 10.03.2017 21:00

Store scene 11.03.2017 16:00

Store scene 11.03.2017 19:30

With In Many Hands Kate McIntosh dives into the tactile and the multi-sensory, inviting the audience to test, touch, listen, search and sniff.

This project steps away from the stage bringing the audience into a series of aesthetic sensory situations, and inviting them to experiment with materials and encounter physical phenomena themselves. In Many Hands is part laboratory, part safari, part sensotopia – as it unfolds, visitors take their time to engage and explore as they wish, following their noses and curiosities. As always, Kate’s work is guided by her ongoing fascinations with the misuse of objects, playfulness with the audience and an off-beat humour.

Kate McIntosh has an ongoing curiosity to bodily involve an audience, and to imagine a social space where individuals might explore their own agency as well as a communality. In Many Hands wades further into these experiences.

*Norwegian Premiere

Kate McIntosh is an artist working across the boundaries of performance, theatre, video and installation. From New Zealand and originally trained in dance, she has performed internationally since 1995. Since 2004 she has focused on directing her own work including solos, installation work and working in collaborations with other artists such as Tim Etchells, Eva Meyer-Keller, Jo Randerson, Lilia Mestre, Charo Calvo, Diederik Peeters, and many more. Kate has directed several short videos and she was a founding member of the Belgian performance collective and punkrock band Poni. She is a founding member of SPIN: the artist-run production and research platform based in Brussels.

Concept & direction: Kate McIntosh. Developed in collaboration with: Arantxa Martinez, Josh Rutter. Sound: John Avery. Light & technique: Joëlle Reyns. Technical direction tour: Michele Piazzi. Artistic advice: Dries Douibi, Gary Stevens. Studio assistance: Lucie Schroeder. Drawings: Daria Gatti. Production: Sarah Parolin, Linda Sepp. Production assistance: Jana Durnez, Anneliese Ostertag, Mara Kirchberg. Produced by: SPIN. Developed in collaboration with Arantxa Martinez, Josh RutterProduction. Production: SPIN. Co-production: PACT Zollverein (Essen), Parc de la Villette (Paris), Kaaitheater (Brussels), Vooruit Kunstencentrum (Gent), BIT Teatergarasjen (Bergen), Black Box Teater (Oslo), Schauspiel Leipzig, far° festival des arts vivants (Nyon), House on Fire Network (EU), and the Open Latitudes Network (EU). Supported by Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie, NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ (NPN), Pianofabriek kunstenwerkplaats (Brussels), Tanzfabrik (Berlin). SPIN is structurally supported by BUDA Kunstencentrum for the period 2013-2016. Thanks to Tom Bruwier, Martin Pilz, Andrea Parolin.

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