Dag Taeldeman – Jan Fabre

DAG TAELDEMAN – JAN FABRE ARTWORK:

Pictured above is the album cover of 'Mount Olympus' by Dag Taeldeman, released in 2016 on Butler Records

DAG TAELDEMAN – JAN FABRE PRESS PHOTO:

Proben zu Mount Olympus von Jan Fabre
Szene im Rahmen der Probenarbeit zur Theater- und Tanzproduktion ” Mount Olympus ” , einer 24 stündigen Performance des Künstlers und Theatermachers Jan Fabre mit seiner Company Troubleyn in den Räumen des Theaters der Gruppe ” Laboratorium ” in Antwerpen / Belgien am Mittwoch, 20.05.2015

DAG TAELDEMAN – JAN FABRE BIOGRAPHY:

DAG TAELDEMAN MOUNT OLYMPUS

Dag Taeldeman (1968) is a Belgian composer and musician. He studied composition and guitar at the Jazz Studio in Antwerp, and was taught by names such as Pierre van Dormael, Philipe Catherine and David Crane.

In 2002, he founded the band A Brand with whom he recorded five studio albums and toured all over Europe, the US and Canada. He played on many festivals such as Rock Werchter, Eurosonic, Lowlands and South By Southwest.

He also works as a producer, engineering and recording different bands. For the past 25 years, he has been writing music for several theaterpieces and films. Mount Olympus is his 5th collaboration with Jan Fabre, after composing and playing music in As Long as the World Needs a Warrior’s Soul (2001), Je Suis Sang (2002), Orgy of Tolerance (2008) and Prometheus Landscape II (2010).

ABOUT MOUNT OLYMPUS/24h

Twenty four hours is a clear unit of time: a day and a night. It is also a simple unit of action: all actions take place within these 24 hours. It is the time for working, eating, relaxing and sleeping; it  is  the  time  to  make  love, argue,  discuss,  seduce,  enjoy,  fulfil  one’s  obligations,  to  care,  to  hate  and  to  believe…  all  the  actions  that  people  carry  out  in  each  24 hour  period.  And  there  is  also  a clear unit of space: the stage, that dark mirror of the world, that dark space where the imagination briefly lights up and then fades away.

Jan  Fabre’s  24 hour  project  is  an  attack  on  time.  Fabre  stretches  time,  enters  into  combat  with the  second  hand,  or  lets  time  tick  faster  or  miss  a  beat.  He  intensifies  the  moment  of  time,  that eternal  here  and  now  of  the  theatre,  in  a  maelstrom  of  images  that  carry  the  viewer  off  to  a different  experience  of  time,  a  labyrinth  in  time  where  one  wanders,  lost  between  eternity  and never,  between  yesterday  and  tomorrow,  between  sleeping  and  waking,  between  dream  and reality.  There  is  no  present  in  the  24hour project, it is a maze of lost time, frozen time, melting time. Fabre takes you into a landscape of time that surges outward or shrinks inward in the way only  stage  time  can.  He  breaks  time  open  to  make  it  possible  to  slip  into  a  different  state  of consciousness that can be felt through the ticking of the second hand. A time without telos.

CONTACT
LABEL
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Roel van der Lugt
Email: roel.vanderlugt@bertus.com
Phone: +31 (0)102641528

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