Thursday 2 October 2014

(OLD)Fashion(ed) exhibition and premiere of Stroop performance

(OLD)Fashion(ed) exhibition at Museum aan het Vrijthof in Maastricht opened this evening. The opening featured premiere of  the performance 'Stroop', created by Project Sally and designer Sabine Staartjes. For this project they where connected to the craft of syrup, and in particular collaborated with Canisius company.

(OLD)Fashion(ed) is a collaboration with FASHIONCLASH, Nederlandse Dansdagen (Dutch Dance Festival) and Museum aan het Vrijthof.

Four choreographers, four fashion designers were inspired by crafts like metal shaping, papermaking, wheat weaving and syrup making. They created four danced fashion shows or four fashionable dance works, with untrained dancers between the ages of 63 and 80. The project started of with its first presentations during FASHIONCLASH Festival 2014.

At Museum aan het Vrijthof you can also visit the exhibition (OLD)Fashion(ed), which will have its festive opening on 21 September and run until 16 November.
More informatiomn about the exhibition:

During the Dutch Dance Festival in Maastricht all four performances of (OLD)Fashion(ed) will be performed. Two of the performances will be shown in the Toneelacademie, and the other two in the monumental Museum aan het Vrijthof during the Dutch Dance Festival (October 3 -5). You can buy a combination ticket that allows you to see all the performances, on the time of your choice -> here

(OLD)Fashion(ed) Participants 
- Dunja Jocic (choreographer), Romy van Eijk (designer) & Ben van Berlo (crafts man)
- Dario Tortorelli (choreographer), Anke Huyben (designer) & Leo Hoegen (crafts man)
- Andrea Leine(choreographer), Linda Friesen (designer) & Ingrid Reinhoud (crafts woman)
- Ronald Wintjes (Project Sally), Sabine Staartjes (designer) & syrup makers craftsmen

More information about the project:

Images of the performance Stroop and exhibtion.
All images are by BRANKOPOPOVICBLOG.

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