AUTOPLAY

A dance mashup, a bastard-pop collage stolen from 1.000 different sources: In AUTOPLAY, the copy & paste button becomes the leitmotif. Every movement, every sound, every image is an „objet trouvé“ taken from the World Wide Web. From contemporary choreography to the Harlem Shake, from the video game Fortnite to shampoo commercials, from the selfie style on Instagram to the globally marketed pose of Michelangelo’s David – everything is recombined, reorganized and intermixed. In AUTOPLAY, Moritz Ostruschnjak sends the audience off into a space of hyperlinks that amalgamate into an image of (digital) existence in the 21st century – utopia and consumer terror, subculture and populism are always just one click away from each other.

World Premiere: 14th November @ schwere reiter Munich

Choreography: Moritz Ostruschnjak in collaboration with Daniela Bendini and the dancers

Dance: Annamaria Ajmone, Daniel Conant, Cristian Cucco, Antoine Roux-Briffaud

Video: Moritz Stumm

Music mixing & editing: Jonas Friedlich

Light design: Andreas Harder

Dramaturgy: Armin Kerber

Costumes: Daniela Bendini, Renate Ostruschnjak

Production Management: Hannah Melder

PR: Simone Lutz

A production by Moritz Ostruschnjak. Supported by the Bureau of Cultural Affairs Department of the State Capital City of Munich and the Bavarian State Association for Contemporary Dance (BLZT) with funding from the Bavarian State Ministry for science and art. Realized through a residency of Theater Freiburg.  Moritz Ostruschnjak is supported by the network GRAND LUXE 2019/20 and is a member of Tanztendenz München e.V.

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