ALCHEMISTIC CABARET 2017
Since 2006 AUXXX has been bringing audiences in Amsterdam and Berlin unique evenings of music, film, dance, poetry and performance, specialising in programs with new and unexpected combinations. AUXXX has succeeded in combining diverse artists and their audiences in a special way, tapping into creative undercurrents and opening up new channels. In April 2017 AUXXX starts afresh, inaugurating a new series of their celebrated Alchemistic Cabaret at ACKERSTADT PALAST in Berlin Mitte.
AUXXX ALCHEMISTIC CABARET 11 + 12 + 13 APRIL 2017
10115 BERLIN Mitte
TUESDAY 11 APRIL @ 20:00
ALCHEMISTIC CABARET part 1
photo: Christina Marx
Steve Heather – drums
Hilary Jeffery – trombone
Julia Reidy – guitar
Richard Scott – modular synthesizer
+ special guest:
Thomas Olbrechts - saxophone
Electric and raw - ASHES deliver a unique brand of groove-based music. Encompassing jilted funk, driving rock grooves, searching soundscapes and frantic shifting textures. A displaced British-Australian quartet all currently based in Berlin, creating a fresh and compelling approach to hard hitting improv rock. Their enthusiastically received debut concert at Nickelsdorf Konfrontationen Festival in 2015 was followed in 2016 by a collaboration with Elliot Sharp in Berlin. In 2017 they will appear at Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon # 32 and unveil a new set of studio recordings.
image: Camilla Milena Feher
Camilla M. Feher - dance, voice, sound
Sylvi Kretzschmar - dance, voice, sound
Veronika Zott - dance, voice, sound
A performance investigating how the nature of space affects our movements, thoughts and habits in communication. Performing in an environment infused with sound, Feher and Zott play with the ways in which movements are expressed in sound, forming a real time composition in space. In a dynamic fusion of choreographed movement and composed sound - the performers bodies begin to function as antennae - receiving and transmitting signals...
SKILLS - Camilla M.Feher's performance duo with Sylvi Kretzschmar - is currently preparing the performance "FIELD" in collaboration with Veronika Zott as well as ASHES musicians Steve Heather and Hilary Jeffery. "FIELD" will be premiered on the 9th June 2017 at Hebbel am Ufer Theater, Berlin.
WEDNESDAY 12 APRIL @ 20:00
ALCHEMISTIC CABARET part 2
KANDINSKY'S DOT 1
image: Marie Donath
Elena Kakaliagou - french horn
Marie Donath - shadow theater
"Der Klang des mit dem Punkt gewohnheitsmässig verbundenen Schweigens ist so laut, dass er die anderen Eigenschaften vollkommen übertönt" W.Kandinsky
THOR'S FEATHERS 2
photo: Jeff Humbert
Yorgos Dimitriadis - drums, percussion
Ingo Reulecke - dance
"Thor's Feathers" is the title of a very irregular series of AUXXX solo drum concerts, appearing for the first time since Chris Corsano played in Amsterdam in November 2008! Yorgos Dimitriadis has been extensively researching the hidden frequencies of cymbals and drums, using a pair of microphones anda normal drum kit for his solo performances. For the last 10 years he has been a very active member of the Berlin experimental and improvised music community, playing with Andrea Parkins, Achim Kaufmann, Audrey Chen, Tobias Delius, Ignaz Schick, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Paul Dunmall while also working with the collaboratve trios Grix, Glue and Fabric amongst many others. For the "Thor's Feathers 2" he will play solo for the first time in parallel with a solo dancer.
THURSDAY 13 APRIL @ 20:00
ALCHEMISTIC CABARET part 3
THE COOL GANG
image: Hilary Jeffery
Anthea Caddy - cello, voice
Angharad Davies - violin, voice
Robin Hayward - microtonal tuba, tuning vine, voice
Steve Heather - cymbal, voice
Sanne van Hek - computer, voice
Hilary Jeffery - trombone, voice
Thomas Olbrechts - saxophone, voice
The Cool Gang once more invite you to sit back relax and join them on an inner journey into their Zone. Blissed out, tuning into prime frequencies, the Cool Gang never fail to deliver discerning listeners a tasty dose of space. This time with added spice from special guests: Angharad Davies, Sanne Van Hek and Thomas Olbrechts.
ALSO IN APRIL - AUXXX PRESENTS:
EVENINGS WITH MAKINO TAKASHI - REI HAYAMA - DANNY O REALLY
WEDNESDAY 19 APRIL @ 21:00
AUXXX and Lichtblick-Kino present:
LIGHT ECHOES - films by REI HAYAMA & MAKINO TAKASHI
21:00 - Films by Rei Hayama
The Focus (2013), 25 min, music by Rei Hayama
The Knot of Meridian (2015), 12 min, music by Rei Hayama
Q&A with Filmmaker/Artist Rei Hayama
- intermission -
22:00 - films by Makino Takashi
Ghost of OT301 (2014), 9 min, music by Inconsolable Ghost
Cinema concret (2015), 23 min, music by Machinefabriek
Kontrast 3D (2016), 20 min, live Music by Makino Takashi with secret guest
Q&A with Filmmaker/Artist Makino Takashi
10435 BERLIN Prenzlauer Berg
THREE EVENINGS WITH DANNY O REALLY
DANNY O REALLY, who passed away on 21 January 2017, was a true original with many friends and fans. He supported AUXXX from its early beginnings in Amsterdam, both morally and as a sound engineer + performer. His last live appearance was at AUXXX Berlin on Sunday 20 November 2016 when he summoned all his strength to rock out with old friends from ZAGREB.
The cremation of Danny's body including a ceremony for family and friends took place on 31 January 2017 in Berlin. There will be 3 special memorial concerts this year in Berlin, Zagreb and Amsterdam to honour Danny's life and spirit. Details below, all are welcome.
SATURDAY 22 APRIL @ 19:00
THREE EVENINGS WITH DANNY O REALLY - PART 1
Fehrbelliner Str. 6
10119 BERLIN Mitte
HACKLANDER \ HATAM
DON THE TIGER
KLAUS KUERVERS / MICHELLE YOM / LOIC BERTRAND / FRANCIS HEERY
ANTHEA CADDY / WERNER DURAND / HILARY JEFFERY
THURSDAY 4 MAY @ midnight
THREE EVENINGS WITH DANNY O REALLY - PART 2 dedicated to Danny and Pajo
izlog suvremenog zvuka – showroom of contemporary sound
Savska Cesta 25
CUL-DE-SAC Accelerated Evolution Orchestra
ZINC & COPPER
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1075 XL AMSTERDAM
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