a platform for film, video and dance by Hans Beenhakker
produced/written/directed D / NL 2003
Financially supported by SK Stiftung Kultur Köln
Camera: Claire Pijman nsc. Filipp Henze
Choreography in collaboration with the dancers: The Boxer, Aida Vainieri, Bernd Uwe Marszan, Mauricio d’Oliveira, Ine Rietstap, Yoni Pijman, Hein Brocken, Mieke Brocken, Janine Dijkmeijer, Vanessa Le Mat, Ruth Amarante
Premiere 25 main railway stations in Germany 1-31 december 2003 on huge info plasma screens.

The flat screen installation video was originally created for public spaces like train and subway stations or busy street crossings. The video presents ten two-minute films that pick out dance in personal everyday situations as their central topic. Media reality and everyday reality mix. On television run private archival pictures from the 1930s and 1940s, inspiring people to dance in front of the monitor in response - a mixture of provocation and reverie. The old archive footage creates a timeless cornice.
Time Steps shows many of his collegue dancers from Tanztheatre Wuppertal by Pina Bausch where Hans used to dance in the 90’s

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