Flamboyant and butch queen, cripped and queer: Butching Cowboys celebrates a new body norm. Anajara Amarante takes the audience into their queer version of South American surrealism and creates entire dance landscapes out of it. On stage, the performers free themselves from everything in which they feel like “Fremdkörper” or “weird bodies” – the symbols, clothing and doctor’s offices –, and also leave behind learned and imposed behaviors. Closely connected to the artists, the audience experiences a crescendo evening that is both visual protest and ritual celebration. Grief and anger about a society in which a multitude of bodies still find no place become a new way of self-empowerment here.
A production by Anajara Amarante in co-production with SOPHIENSÆLE. The festival Queering the Crip, Cripping the Queer is supported by funds from the Senate Department for Culture and Europe – Open Sector Funding. Media partner: taz, die tageszeitung.
The event will be held in English, German and Portuguese spoken language. It is compulsory to wear an FFP2 mask. Exceptions are made for visitors who are unable to wear an FFP2 mask for health/physical reasons and for visitors who communicate in sign language.
Admission: 15/10 €
You can buy the tickets here.
Photo: Giovannina Sequeira