22 January, 2017 garage29 GARAGE29


This Kind Of Bird Flies Backwards, scutinize the moments when we feel most alive based on Natalia’s experiance or the stories of others. This focus takes shapes when Natalia meets Colin H. van Eeckhout (AMENRA, CHVE, Kingdom). The choice of working with Colin, who strongly represents the Belgian post-metal scene, represents the conviction and feeling that this kind of music speaks for the intensity of certain experiences, that are often hard to describe with mere words. Using her body, Natalia constructs her language and confronts a question: “How do we live the moments of extreme happiness and sadness? Are these moments of sharing or moments of loneliness?” 

Aimed at both the black box and the side specific events, a twenty minutes version, constantly evolving, has been presented several times since 2015 and it’s first appearance at OFFestival. Already performed in a forest, somewhere in Switzerland ; at the Copacabana music festival in Gent 2016 ; between the dunes of Raversyde ; WILD CARDS in Bucharest ; or Gent Bougement and soon in San Sebastian as part of European Capital Of Culture 2016, This Kind of Bird Flies Backwards is to be avant-premiered in Garage29 on a full evening version with the live music performance of Colin H. van Eeckhout, Mathieu Vandekerckhove and BjØrn Lescouhier. The piece will feature live Amenra, Kingdom, CHVE and Syndrome music.

Created & performed by Natalia Pieczuro in collaboration with Colin H. van Eeckhout, Mathieu Vandekerckhove, BjØrn Lescouhier / Amenra, Kingdom, CHVE and Syndrome musiclights by Florence Richard ; costumes by Aline Breucker ; stage design by Aline Breucker, Natalia Pieczuro. This work is being supported by Ultima Vez, WORKSPACEBRUSSELS, Garage29, Long Life Burning Program – Wild Cards 2016, Embassy of Brasil in Brussels.

While in residency, Natalia Pieczuro proposes to performers, dancers and movers a week-end workshop. Her pedagogical work is strongly influenced by RootlessRoot’s Fighting Monkey practice. She took recently part to INTENSIVE II to enrich her knowledge of this practice.

Dans le cadre de Brussels, Dance !

Presentation :
FR 10.03 — 8:30 PM SOLD OUT
SA 11.03 — 8:30 PM SOLD OUT
PRICE : 12 €
Rue de Moerkerke 29, 1030 BXL
Residency : 27.02>09.03
Workshop : 04>05.03 10AM-4PM
Reservations :



Natalia Pieczuro is a polish dancer/performer based in Brussels. She studied at Warsaw’s University – faculty Cultural Studies ( Anthropology of Culture) and in SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance) where she graduated in 2009 with a double diploma – in performing arts and in choreography. During her education and after she collaborated with such artist as: Rob Hayden /Ultima Vez/, Lisi Estaras /Ballet C de al B / and Matej Kejzar /Rosas/, Jozef Frucek and Linda Kapetanea /RootlessRoot/. Her work as a teacher is strongly influenced by RootlessRoot and their practice. Lately she took part in the INTENSIVE II to enrich her knowledge. She has been working with such companies as: Deja Donne (Glimpse of Hope), Or&Oran Dance Company (Project R) and Studio Matejka -GrotowskI Institute (Conflict of Apathy, Harmony of Contradictions). At a present moment she is taking part in the production of Yassin Mrabtifi /Ultima Vez/in project “From Portici With Love”. She is also a member of LaRuspa /on creation with “Revolution”.

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