Posts Tagged ‘Bauhaus’

Oskar Schlemmer – metal & stick dances

This is for me, amongst the most avant-garde performances still today. (this post has been deleted by a hacker, but am reposting for reference!)
Schlemmer was a lecturer at the Bauhaus of the new stage.

I just saw in Prague Quadrennial, some students interprating  Triadic Ballet costumes, made with contemporary materials.  [from PQ program: RGB Triadic Ballet in the twenty-first century. Almost a century ago Oskar Schlemmer made a Bauhaus ballet with costumes made of wire, cardboard, and paper maché, using primary shapes and colors.  Can men be transformed into geometric shapes without losing their humanness? The performance was presented by students of the Theaterschool Amsterdam (Netherlands). The students scenography were monitored by Peter de Kimpe.]