They told me I was special. They also told me that I would have everything I wanted in life, just for wanting it. Then I fell into the real world, and in an instant I knew that neither I was special, nor I would have everything I wanted.
Loser is about the constant need to show a perfect life, in order to fill an endless void. It’s about the criticized, sometimes envied generation called Millennials, that hides a deep, true unhappiness. How to deal with a void that we never manage to fill?
In 2016 Dansateliers (Rotterdam, NL) and the Spanish art centre Azkuna Zentroa (Bilbao, ES) started a new exchange-project for young, talented choreographers. During the project, two different dancemakers get the opportunity to develop a new solo for themselves. The artist that are selected for 2019-2020 are Sigrid Stigsdatter Mathiassen (Dansateliers) and Jaiotz Osa (Akzua Zentroa).