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    BACKYARD SUMMER X AFRICAN BEATS & PIECES – ALL OF AFRICA: 54 COUNTRIES, 54 SONGS

    Wed 06.06 19:00 // DJ SET // ACUD BACKYARD
    BACKYARD SUMMER X AFRICAN BEATS & PIECES – ALL OF AFRICA: 54 COUNTRIES, 54 SONGS

    All curious music-lovers and intrepid sonic explorers are invited to join in this exciting race against time to cover the whole motherland continent in music in one single night! ACUD’s courtyard will provide a cosy setting for this geographico-musical quest, with food & drinks a plenty. Come with an open mind & leave with sore feet! Entry to the event is pay-what-you-can.
     
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    DJ MIXANTHROPE [African Beats & Pieces, France]
     

     
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    This shall be an interactive affair: dancers & listeners will be invited to randomly pick the countries themselves out of a bowl. A big map will display which country is currently being played, and which one is coming up next.
     
    Variety is the key to a healthy cultural diet, but just like with other continents, we tend to be over-flooded by the output of only a few African countries which dominate the market. Alas, the focus centers often around the same sources, whether its boutique vinyl reissue labels nerding out on their latest obsessions or corporate major companies pushing their newest mainstream hits.
     
    Looking for a break from the Nigerian-Ghanaian pop juggernauts? Interested in something other than the “good old” but also “same old” vintage stuff ? Ready for something different than the over-played Afro-House and Kuduro super-hits? Here is a rare chance to hear sounds and songs stemming from lesser-heard/never-heard African countries, all the while finding out where exactly these bad-ass tracks are coming from.
     
    Be it brand new or quite old, rural or urban, traditional or pop (or both), “organic” or electronic (or both), African Beats & Pieces DJ Mixanthropewill focus his selection on alternative artists that seldom get attention and airplay in clubs and on airwaves… with a slight tilt towards the unusual;)
     
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    African Beats & Pieces is a monthly event series at Monarch Berlindedicated to the music of Africa and its diaspora. With a special focus on contemporary and lesser-known artists, we strive to showcase the diversity of sounds and songs the continent has to offer, doing so through theme-specific parties involving passionate diggers & DJs.
     
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    MI 6.6 // 19-22H // PWYC
    ACUD BACKYARD // DJ SET
    BACKYARD SUMMER X AFRICAN BEATS & PIECES
    ALL OF AFRICA: 54 COUNTRIES, 54 SONGS

    join in this exciting race against time to cover the whole motherland continent in music
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    PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL: UMANAMENTE

    Wed 06.06 20:30 // PERFORMANCE, THEATER // ACUD STUDIO
    PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL: UMANAMENTE

    Performing Arts Festival & Acud Macht Neu present:
     
    UMANAMENTE (Marcozzi Contemporary Theater)
    Studio #1: Connection
     
    “UMANAMENTE” thematisiert menschliche Beziehungen in der digitalisierten Welt und fordert das Publikum dazu auf, in einen Dialog mit den Künstler*innen zu treten. Einige Zuschauer*innen nehmen daran freiwillig teil, während andere Beobachter*innen des Prozesses sind. Daniela Marcozzi studierte Artistic Research an der Theaterakademie Dimitri und hat einen Master in Biotechnologie.
     
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    Eine Performance von Marcozzi Contemporary Theater
    Konzeption, Gestaltung & Durchführung: Daniela Marcozzi
    Konzeptionelle Unterstützung: Silvia Prolunghi, Elena Galliano
    Performance: Karina Benjamin, Carlo Bortolini, Giulia Cappello, Elisabetta Chapuis, Ilaria Di Maio, Elena Galliano, Daniela Marcozzi, Francesca Martini, Alejandro Niklison, Lodovica Nuzzo, Silvia Prolunghi, Antoine Richard
     
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    Marcozzi Contemporary Theater arbeitet auf dem Gebiet der darstellenden Künste mit physischem Theater, Körper- und Stimmarbeit (basierend auf dem Grotowski-Training), gesprochenen Texten und Verkörperungstechniken. Es übertritt performative Gattungen, um eine authentische und expressive Sprache zu erreichen. In Zusammenarbeit mit visuellen Künstler*innen, Musiker*innen und Darsteller*innen produzierte die Künstlerin und Forscherin Daniela Marcozzi viele Solo- und Gruppenstücke in Berlin und Europa. Sie leitet regelmäßig Kurse im Bereich des physischen Theaters und Workshops für darstellende Künstler*innen. Die von ihr entwickelte Trainingsmethode verbindet Biowissenschaften mit darstellender Kunst. Daniela hat einen Master in Biotechnologie.
     
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    English:
     
    The performance focuses on the topic of human connection in a digitalized world. It is based on embodiment techniques that facilitate the audience’s active engagement and strengthen the performer’s receptivity allowing the creation of a dialogue between audience and performers.
     
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    MI 6.6 + DO 7.6 + SO 10.6 // 20H30 // 6-10€
    ACUD STUDIO // PERFORMANCE
    PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL:
    UMANAMENTE (MARCOZZI CONTEMPORARY THEATER)

    a piece about human connection in a digitalized world
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