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2008.7.2
 
Dancers wanted for the Yokohama Triennale 2008 exhibition, Tino Sehgal’s “Kiss”
 The Organizing Committee for the Yokohama Triennale 2008 is now searching for contemporary dancers in duet who are able to realize the choreographed work “Kiss” by internationally-recognized artist Tino Sehgal, as one of the participating artists in the Yokohama Triennale 2008.
“Kiss” occurs almost entirely on the floor of the space, as a duet is seen to be in a near constant embrace, moving slowly. At various times throughout the choreography the dancers actually kiss, and this work may be thought as a sculpture that is embodied in and through the bodies of the dancers, constantly shown while the space is open to the public throughout the period of Yokohama Triennale 2008. The work “Kiss” has been ever realized in Berlin, Bregenz, Nantes, Metz, Chicago, Toronto, and this will be the first time shown in Asia. For details, please see the link below.

Tino Sehgal profile:
Born in London in 1976, currently living in Berlin. After studying Political Economics in Berlin and Dance in Essen, since 2000, he started to present art works in the visual art scene. The work of Tino Sehgal exists only in the moment of its realization, not producing material objects, and involving with the people on site. His work has been exhibited at Tate Britain and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (London), the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (Paris), Museum Ludwig (Cologne), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), Walker Art Center (USA), Lyon Biennale (Lyon) and so on. He was nominated for the Hugo Boss Prize at the Guggenheim Museum (New York), and was one of two artists representing Germany at the 2005 Venice Biennale.
+The Organizing Committee for the Yokohama Triennale 2008
http://yokohamatriennale.jp/2008/ja/blog/2008/06/dancer-wanted-tino-sehgal-kiss.html
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