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Dance Theater Ramifications—支流

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Fri 06 Dec 19:30 - 21:00

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Why do humans suffer?
Schopenhauer said, "life is like a clock with a good string. It is worthless to follow the will of existence and pursue the purpose of life blindly."
War, conflict, death, occupation... Desires are swelling, the binary umbilical cord between the relentless effort to satisfy it and self-destruction is being severed, and the terrifying countdown to the end of the human world is beginning to ring...

Disasters of TV news caused Germany's top contemporary dance choreographer, Johannes Wieland to produce the piece Ramifications - dance suite. Obsessed with observing the "tensions" in urban life, Johannes was constantly thinking about the observation, exploration and fear of the future world and the ultimate world, and trying to find the answer through body and music.

Johannes is one of the leading contemporary German choreographers of modern dance. He was the principal dancer of the berga dance company, where he was able to work with masters such as the guest choreographer Roland Petit. His solo dance company was founded in New York, and since Protected content has been the longtime artistic director and choreographer of the Kassel Theater in Germany. The New York times called his work "a spectacular exploration of human relations", Dance magazine listed his work in Protected content one of its "top 25 theater productions to watch."