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Martin Schick: Halfbread Technique – Post Captialism for Beginners in Zagreb

CroatiaIn cooperation with CULTURESCAPES BALKAN 2013 FESTIVAL and  SWISS ARTS COUNCIL PROHELVETIA, The Swiss Embassy in Zagreb invites you to the dance performance:


When: 15/10/2013 at 20:00
Where: &TD Semicircular Hall, Savska 25, Zagreb
Duration:  40 min

Free entrance

“Happiness is the only thing that doubles when it is shared” said Albert Schweitzer. The work of Swiss performer and choreographer Martin Schick is based on this premise and blurs the boundaries between the stage and real life. HALFBREADTECHNIQUE is a strikingly simple but original way of addressing the injustice in the world. Schick asks: why keep everything for yourself when there’s enough to go around? His answer is to give various other artists – dancers from countries shaken by economic crisis – the chance to present themselves and their work on his stage. In Zagreb, one Croatian dancer is due to showcase his talent alongside Martin Schick. His thrilling performance tell us much about the art of surviving as an artist and as a human being in our money-ruled society. This intelligent and enjoyable induction into post-capitalism à la Schick provides audiences with food for thought.

Concept and performance: Martin Schick

When: 16/10/2013 17:30
Where: &TD Semicircular Hall
Duration: 120 min
Free entrance

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