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Wim Vandekeybus / Ultima Vez

In his latest production entitled TRACES, Wim Vandekeybus follows the traces he has left. He looks back on the intuitions from whence his search began: to the drama of impulses and instincts; to the game of energies and intensities.

In 2019 Europalia will partner with Romania, a country with a fascinating history and vibrant cultural scene. It's also home to the last primaeval forests in Europe. 


Romania's extraordinary natural beauty is the inspiration for KVS face Wim Vandekeybus's latest creation, TRACES. Wim sets out in a search for fragments older than man and memory, for the inner story, the one that takes place before or beyond language, and which can only be told through the immense power of dance and music. 


The music is written by Trixie Whitley (who also made the music for TrapTown) in collaboration with Marc Ribot (who composed the soundtrack for Inasmuch as Life is Borrowed and Vandekeybus' full-length film debut Galopping Mind), Shahzad Ismaily, Ben Perowsky and Daniel Mintseris. They are joined on stage by ten dancers. Together they create a unique live experience. 

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CHOREOGRAFIE / CHORÉGRAPHIE / CHOREOGRAPHY Wim Vandekeybus GECREËRD & GEDANST DOOR / CRÉÉ & DANCE PAR / CREATED WITH & PERFORMED BY Ultima Vez dancers MUZIEK / MUSIQUE / MUSIC Trixie Whitley & Marc Ribot PRODUCTIE / PRODUCTION Ultima Vez COPRODUCTIE / COPRODUCTION Concertgebouw Bruges, KVS & Europalia Romania MET DE STEUN VAN / AVEC LE SOUTIEN DE / WITH THE SUPPORT OF The Tax Shelter Measure Of The Belgian Federal Government, Casa Kafka Pictures Tax Shelter Empowered By Belfius GESTEUND DOOR / AVEC LE SOUTIEN DE / SUPPORTED BY The Flemish Authorities & The Flemish Community Commission Of The Brussels Capital Region


17.12.2019 - Aftertalk

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