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Bożna Wydrowska

I am going to use this body to become you

I am going to use this body to become you,
photo Marta Kaczmarek

I am going to use this body to become you
I am going to use this body to become you,
photo Marta Kaczmarek

Bożna Wydrowska is a performer and choreographer. Her activity is based on experimental and alternative choreography practices, using movement and speech. She is also a precursor of Vogue dance and Ballroom culture in Poland. She has performed in various art galleries, such as: CCA Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Galeria Labirynt in Lublin, Gdańsk City Gallery, Calvert 22 Foundation in London, as well as in a theatre spaces, including: the Studio Theatere in Warsaw, Komuna Warszawa and the Dramatic Theatre in Wałbrzych.

Events

European Days of Artistic Creativity – Vogue dance workshops for adults with Bożena Wydrowska
2019, Lublin
‘Yvonne, Princess of Burgundy’ at the Debutants’ Festival First Contact
2019, Toruń
‘Yvonne, Princess of Burgundy’ at the 13th International Gombrowicz Festival
2018, Radom
Moonland
2018, Warsaw
‘Moonland’ at the Festival Sztuka Szuka Malucha (Art Seeks the Little Ones)
2018, Warsaw

Prizes

Hestia Artistic Journey competition
2020, Warsaw
Duality Kiki Ball
2020, Oslo
Icons Galore Ball
2019, Berlin
The Gold Chain Ball
2018, Berlin
The Velvet Ball
2016, Bratislava
Marvel Ball
2014, Primorsko
Performance

I am going to use this body to become you

Company

Bożna Wydrowska

Credits

  • Bożna Wydrowska Choreographer and performer

Performance synopsis

A performative solo project referring to identity as the object of a continuous and complex shaping process. The essence of the performance is to create a bond with the viewers by taking their presence into account throughout each act of the performance. The aim of the action is to reconstruct the habits of feeling by building greater layers of empathy and acceptance. Choreography and speech draw attention to the body – which, being socially shaped, also exerts a great influence on the social sphere.

Duration40" Crew *4 Artists1
Premiere 2020-07-09, Warsaw
Audienceadults

* cast plus technical support

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