Alexander Vantournhout & Bauke Lievens

ANECKXANDER

22 - 24 Jan 2016

A tragic autobiography of the body.

ANECKXANDER unfolds in a minimal setting with one acrobatic body, a few carefully selected objects, and music by Arvo Pärt.

Balancing on the fine line between tragedy and comedy, Alexander Vantournhout rewrites the autobiography of his own body: from subject to object to matter. It all started when someone told him that his neck was rather long, the result is a raw self-portrait in which the body both exposes itself to and tries to escape from the prying eyes of those looking at it.

There will be a post-show discussion following the Sat 23 performance.

ANECKXANDER contains nudity throughout.

ANECKXANDER is part of the London International Mime Festival 2016.

  • Alex
"Extremely powerful performance that deals with the complex relationship of the body, the artist and performance." The Telegram

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    Total Theatre Magazine speaks to Alexander and Bauke about the creation of ANECKXANDER.
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