Under the direction of Bibiana
Jiménez produces -XX-TanzTheater p characterized by intense
and poetic images. The content is political, the focus is on women,
some special places are used. The pieces and site-specific performances
combine today's sociopolitical developments and historical facts. A
theme determines the story ... A story determines the theme. The
choreographies capture the emotions of a situation, the emotions of a
figure in motion. The sensitivity of being human and the power of dance
complement each other. Consciously set texts from historical
documents, narratives, true events, improvisations are part of the
In our series "XX" trilogy, - in the footsteps of the female side of Cologne, - we are immersed in the history of Cologne and have embarked on a journey of discovery into the historical scenes of Cologne. The stories of three powerful Cologne women were selected to highlight the topics of "Women and Politics", "Women and Religion", "Women and the Economy". The first part of the trilogy: "XX" Fortuna was nominated in 2016 for the Cologne Dance Theater Prize of the SK Foundation.
The solo piece "I am Farkhunda" questions "humanity" and brutality is noticeably portrayed. This work is based on a lynching in
Afghanistan - a true story. These piece was nominated in 2017 for
the Cologne Dance Theater Prize of the SK Foundation.
Our pieces were sponsored by: