PEARL 23, 16.09.2023

APXH (beginning)

Long before the first breath in the lungs of a newborn child, nature spread its wide horizons. The dance film APXH (beginning) celebrates the human journey from earth and water to the gift of life.
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Maja Zimmerlin
Germany 2022

In the beginning there was a complete nothing: a nothing in which nothing existed.
The smallest particle, a cell, a grain of sand. Merging, crystallizing, forming shapes.
When light and dark intermingled, who could fathom the being and becoming? And when only to be seen was a fog swirling, a wide horizon became apparent.
A first breath, endlessly recurring, gave its weight to the waves, and against the wind. The continuity of duplication and division, forming life in tenderness and timeless trust.

Supported by the NATIONAL PERFORMANCE NETWORK – STEPPING OUT, funded by the Minister of State for Culture and Media within the framework of the initiative NEUSTART KULTUR. Assistance Program for Dance.

  • #Title: APXH (beginning)
  • #Director: Maja Zimmerlin
  • #Choreography: Maja Zimmerlin
  • #Country of Production: Germany
  • #Year of Production: 2022
  • #Duration: 00:09:07
  • #Dance and Acting: Aurore Allo, Wibke Storkan, Manuel Lindner, Kritonas Anastasopoulos, Maja Zimmerlin
  • #Camera: Johan Planefeldt
  • #Editing: Johan Planefeldt
  • #Sound: Elisa Arciniegas Pinilla
  • #Music: Elisa Arciniegas Pinilla
  • #Costume: Clara Fee Stürzl
  • #Artistic Advice: Sarah Möller
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