A performative challenge between prayer and rave
coreography and performance Yotam Peled
organization Laia Montoya / Tina agency
production Sofia Fantuzzi
documentation Valentin Braun
with the support of Fonds Darstellende Künste
with the contribution of Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Collider Air / Contemporary Calgary e Goethe Institute
A lone man contends with a kettlebell – a cast iron ball with a handle that is thrown via a ritual. This piece is a contemporary interpretation of the story of the prophet Jonah, who tried in every way to escape his fate.
Yotam Peled is a queer choreographer and performance artist. Born in ’89 in Israel, he has been living in Berlin since 2015, where he works as a freelance dancer with several European artists, including Maura Morales, Yann L’Hereux, Troels Primdahl, Jill Crovisier, Mitia Fedotenko.