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Body Drift

Mami Kang

With the performance Body Drift, choreographer Mami Kang intends to create a state of constant morphing. With dream-like fragments, voice, sound and movement, the work imagines dance as something that transcends human exceptionalism and brings an altered vibrancy.

An assembled figure encompasses a multilayered spiritual microcosm. It resists the economy that tries to reify the world and reduce the individual to a single and solid representation. Here, spatiotemporal reconfiguration does not seek linear progressions but rather attune to the emergence of forgotten,
decaying and unknown corporeal sites.

By exploring subconscious desire, Body Drift invites the audience to participate in a cryptic, elusive, thus charged space where fiction and reality, imagination and materiality intersect.

About Mami Kang

Mami Kang is a Korean-Japanese choreographer based in Amsterdam. She graduated from the School for New Dance Development (SNDO) in 2019. In her choreographic works, Mami addresses the experimentation of dance concerning its materiality, sensorial technology, and affect through poetic sensitivity. She often employs quasi-fictional figures to evoke both destabilizing and transformative bodily experiences. Her works explore the notions of mythopoesis, otherness and contradiction.

Body Drift is a GREENHOUSE project, produced by Veem House for Performance in co-production with ICK Dans Amsterdam.


6 July 2022

19:30 — 20:30

7 July 2022

19:30 — 20:30

8 July 2022

19:30 — 20:30

9 July 2022

16:30 — 17:30


Concept and performance
Mami Kang
Sound mix and composition
Anni Nöps
Antonin Giroud-Delorme
Light design
Vinny Jones
Joëlle Laederach
Artistic advice
Bruno Listopad, Katerina Bakatsaki
Voice coach
Angelo Custódio
Sound engineer, technics
Karl Choueiri
Vincent van Woerkom

*Tracks from the piece
Celyn June – sg601_003
Bénédicte – Lash
Keru Not Ever – Blue Strobe Pastiche
Ryo Murakami – B2
Noumeno – Sensorial Surrogate (Shapednoise remix)
Anni Nöps – Inhibit
Gonçalo Penas – ž e n y