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2023 camping asia - Dance, if you want to enter my country!

2023-11-27 - 2023-11-28

Michikazu Matsune deploys his performance as a means to examine cultural ascriptions and patterns of social identification. Dance, if you want to enter my country! investigates a little-known incident, an utterly bizarre yet true event that took place in 2008. At the Tel Aviv International Airport, an African-American dancer, a member of the world-renowned Alvin Ailey Modern Dance Company from New York City, was stopped at passport control. As part of a rigorous interrogation prompted by suspicions surrounding his Muslim first name, he was eventually forced to perform a dance in front of border security officers in order to verify his profession and identity. Through a series of expanded actions in a highly personal manner and with a fine sense of humor, Michikazu Matsune explores an alternative perspective to examine the dark side of globalization paranoia, profiling and surveillance.

Japan|Michikazu Matsune

Originally from Kobe, Japan, and based in Vienna, Austria, since the 1990s, Michikazu Matsune is an artist who employs a distinctive approach that combines documentary and conceptual methods. His work, characterized as both critical and playful, has been presented by numerous institutions and festivals worldwide. His latest stage work, Kono atari no dokoka (2023), in collaboration with French choreographer Martine Pisani, premiered at this year’s Festival d'Avignon. His other stage performances include Mitsouko & Mitsuko (2021), which centers the stories of two Japanese women with nearly identical names who experienced the turbulence of global modernization in the first half of the 20th century. All Together (2018) explores the absence of those who cannot come and see this particular show, while Goodbye (2016) is based on farewell letters from a global archive. Matsune is the initiator of the Homesick Festival (since 2016), a unique performance festival that has been held in private homes in Vienna, Düsseldorf, and Zagreb. In response to the pandemic, he organized Performance Homework (2020) featuring do-it-yourself-works by 25 artists that can be realized at home individually. Matsune teaches performance practice and is currently a visiting tutor at Kunst Universität Linz and Iceland University of the Arts. 

More information can be found at www.michikazumatsune.info

photo by Susanna Hofer


2023_CA_資料夾/售票節目/跳舞吧!/Michikazu Matsune by Susanna Hofer

Performance: Michikazu Matsune
Artistic assistance: Andrea Gunnlaugsdóttir
Feedback: Mzamo Nondlwana
Text: Michikazu Matsune, Jun Yang
Portrait photo: Elsa Okazaki
Video editing: Maximilian Pramatarov
Tour management: Franziska Zaida Schrammel
Photography: Michikazu Matsune

A production by Studio Matsune 
Co-produced by Szene Salzburg, KYOTO EXPERIMENT and brut Wien
Supported by The Cultural Department of the City of Vienna and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sports
Created in 2015

Presenter: Taipei Performing Arts Center
In Partnership with CN D
Supported by CHANEL

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2023.9.15(Fri.)12:00──9.22(Fri.)12:00 Member pre-sale

  • TPAC member──Addict Player: 25% off
  • TPAC member──Trooper Player: Single ticket 15% off, 4 or more tickets 20% off, 10 or more tickets 25% off

2023.9.22 (Fri.) 12:00 Official launch of sales Member Offers

  • TPAC Member - Addict Player: 15% off
  • TPAC Member - Trooper Player: Single ticket 15% off, 4 or more tickets 25% off, 10 or more tickets 30% off
  • TPAC Member -Rookie Player: 10% off

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Other Discounts

【Campers Early Bird Special
Register or log in on the Taipei Performing Arts Center official website, go to "Member Area ➠ Coupons," enter the discount code "CAMPERS" to redeem two 15% off coupons for camping asia programs and one 15% off membership fee coupon. After redemption, you can directly proceed to seat selection and ticket purchase on "OPENTIX" or purchase a paid membership plan on the TPAC website. 
Redemption period: From 9/22 to 10/22.

【Cross-industry Benefits】
* Eslite Members: 8% off ticket purchase.
* Cardholders of Taishin Bank, Cathay United Bank, E. Sun Bank, and Taipei Fubon Bank: 8% off ticket purchase.

【Group Ticket Discounts】
* 20 or more tickets in a single order: 20% off.
* 50 or more tickets in a single order: 25% off.
* 100 or more tickets in a single order: 30% off.

【Other Discounts】
* Disabled individuals and their necessary companions (limited to 1 person) enjoy 50% off (please present disability certificate at entry).
* Senior citizens aged 65 and above enjoy 50% off (please present valid identification at entry).

※ The organizer reserves the right to change the program and interpret the discounts.