Mårten Spångberg in 46. Photo: Yasen Vasilev


Mårten Spångberg: 46

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Mårten Spångberg in 46. Photo: Yasen Vasilev

The advocate of ‘post-dance’ performs a solo – hashtagged #lonelyformalism – that reassembles his own choreographies


Fifteen years ago Swedish choreographer Mårten Spångberg created a solo based on reconstructed material from Steve Paxton’s improvisations on The Goldberg Variations. In his new solo 46, usually performed in open or public spaces, he reconstructs his own work. Part embodiment of the past, part exorcism of it, 46 incorporates bits and pieces of material produced and performed by his dancers over the years – a farewell to his own creative history, a manifestation of his theories and/or a way…

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