Experimental performance/installation in 5 parts
Concept and realization: Tina Samadashvili (1978, visual arts) Sophia Tabatadze (1977, visual arts) Nadia Tsulukidze (1976, modern movement)
Episode I: “Mamali Kalebi” (Rooster Women) January 5, Rehearsal studio was open for public
Episode II: “Magida” (Table/Party) 15 February, we will perform for the presentation that the Art Caucasus 2006 is arranging for it’s sponsors and supporters.
Episode III: 02-23 March, NAC, National Art Centre, Tbilisi, during the Dutch Georgian Project organized by GeoAir and ERForS “Georgia here we come!”
Episode IV: 7-12 April, ACCEA, The Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, during the project “Evroremont”
Episode V: Final performance bringing all the previous pieces together.Various locations, Tbilisi
As the borders between the different disciplines within the contemporary art become thinner the need and actuality of the interdisciplinary projects are growing. We, three young artists decided to work together and combine different disciplines. These will be the visual, media, movement, music and speech art forms coming together in polyphonic way.
In this performance/installation different disciplines will join in equally, one will not be an illustration or the decoration to the other, but all the media will be approached with the same importance, so that they will support each other content and form wise.
The theme of this project is dealing with the social happenings surrounding us. The problematics will not be directly and aggressively approached but they will go through the artistic processes and will gain weight, humor and importance during the working process.
The dramaturgy is based on the abstract principle and it will develop during the working process, mirroring the social situation around us (inspired from Pina Bausch working method). There is no finished written scenario beforehand. The themes like male female dependence, cultural and professional habits, questioning the toasting traditions, the growing importance of the religion, etc. will be worked on.
Each time we will develop and work on a new topic we will bring it out to the public. These will be pilot presentations to create the platform for the discussions. By doing this we would like to find the form where the working process and the outcome are equally important. We will also include videos from the working process in the final outcome.
In May, all these parts together with the new subjects will come to one unity and will will perform in the various locations. We think of deserted buildings, rooftops in the city as well as in the fashionable clubs.
We would like to create new meanings for the old factories and deserted buildings within the country. With this, somewhat unusual locations for the Georgian public and by integrating them within the piece we’d like to play for the active public. To change locations within one piece, let public search for the best view themselves, divide the stage so, that the part of the public can see one side and the other another, integrate mobile phones ringing during the performance are the methods we’d like to use for the refreshing and active atmosphere.