urbanisation and ecological care
With MORPHOSIS, Beyond Darkness investigate the story of the soon to be built Kloeverkvarteret in Amager North, which has expansion plans for the whole area up until 2031.
For a while, we have been curious about the spaces that arise as a result of urban expansion and question what lives are favoured in such a process. What are the current habitats that are destructed and which new habitats are constructed? What type of sensitivities exist towards this land and its inhabitants? And which are our own entanglements to such transformation?
Along with these questions, MORPHOSIS also invites you to be curious towards all types of performativities and movements, especially those which happen far away from you; those which may seem small, insignificant, maybe even irrelevant; those that may or may not be human.
MORPHOSIS takes you to a space which purely exists because of human-transported soil decades ago, a process called “land reclamation”. To a space which otherwise would still be a water habitat. To a space which presently re-experiences the movement and addition of soil, transforming it on a daily basis.
Access to the space gradually changed during our process, human movement became more present, as well as that of trucks and diggers. Our research area became smaller and more defined by their presence. We are unable to predict to what extent the site will change until the performances in August (and beyond) and will incorporate the daily alterations into a choreography between the various new movements, connections, borders, wounds, losses and additions.
DATES & TIMES:
2 August at 20.30 – 22.00
3 August at 12.30 – 14.00
4 August at 08.00 – 09.30
at the corner of Kløvermarksvej and Syrengang
Concept & performance: Beyond Darkness
Costumes: Lærke Bang Barfod
Photos: Malthe Folke Ivarsson
Københavns Kommune, Københavns Internationale Teater