This programme takes place in Veem House for Performance
As part of the 3Package Deal, De Balie & Veem House for Performance present the performance OMNI TOXICA by the Colombian performer and queer activist Paula Chaves & the Brazilian theatre director Thais di Marco.
OMNI TOXICA is a journalistic and forensic performative ritual on the history of Coca and how it passed from being a sacred, medicinal plant to a highly addictive and degenerative substance (cocaine). After the performance there will be a conversation with the audience and performers.
Choreography: Paula Chaves & Thais di Marco
Concept & artistic direction: Paula Chaves
Performance: Paula Chaves, Thais di Marco & Nadia Bekkers
This performance is produced by Veem House for Performance & Productiehuis Theater Rotterdam
De Balie, Veem House for Performance and De Ateliers selected artist Paula Chaves in light of the international talent development program the 3PackageDeal, for a 1-year residency in Amsterdam during which Paula Chaves develops her artistic work and network. Earlier artists that have been selected by our Engaged Art coalition were Anthony Nestel (Belgium), Ogutu Muraya (Kenia) and Jaha Koo (South-Korea).