Foreign Body

Project details


In his latest choreography Clébio Oliveira explores the subconsciousness of transsexual people. What does it feel like to live in the wrong body and in the constant discomfort about your own sexuality? An unconscious map of the mind through the body is drawn in which instincts, desires, feelings, torments, fears and physical inadequacies seem to live in a labyrinth without exit. Or is there a way out of the inner conflicts that have arisen through the process of self-knowledge? In his solo performance, Clébio Oliveira explores the tension between newly acquired freedom, social restrictions and supposedly public provocation.


Reopening from the 24th until the 27th of May 2018 in Uferstudios Studio 1 always at 20:30


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Concept, Choreography, Costumes: Clébio Oliveira
Music: Matresanch
Light: Asier Solana
Production: Roland Wolf
Pictures: Oliver Betke

Kindly supported by the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Senate Department for Cultural Affairs – Reopening Fund

With the friendly support of the district office Pankow von Berlin, Amt für Weiterbildung und Kultur, Department of Art and Culture

World premiere at the Performing Arts Festival Berlin, June 2017

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