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Marga Weimans - On The Other Side Of Reality at TENT Rotterdam (photo Aad Hoogendoorn)
Marga Weimans - On The Other Side Of Reality at TENT Rotterdam (photo Aad Hoogendoorn)

TENT with Marga Weimans to Palais de Tokyo

TENT Rotterdam presents Street Parade Carnival Carnivalesque (Trade) by Marga Weimans at the DO DISTURB festival in Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Accompanied by loud drumrolls, the artistic parade proceeds Carnival Carnivalesque (Trade) by Rotterdam fashion designer Marga Weimans on Friday 8 April the three-day performance festival DO DISTURB in Palais de Tokyo in Paris. TENT presents the performance at the invitation of Palais de Tokyo.

Led by Vogue greatness Amber Vineyard (House of Vineyard / HipHopHuis), twenty Vogue dancers in costumes and monumental headdresses specially designed by Marga Weimans open the event in which Palais de Tokyo shows the latest developments in contemporary performance. DO DISTURB is a festival in which cutting-edge music, dance, circus, performance and theater come together and merge. TENT presents the performance of Marga Weimans at the invitation of Palais de Tokyo. Earlier, DO DISTURB invited MoMA PS1 (New York), TATE Modern (London), Berghain (Berlin) and Matadero (Madrid).

Carnival Carnivalesque (Trade)
The procession Carnival Carnivalesque (Trade) depicts the idea of ​​transformation, and shows the carnival as a moment in which the norm is released and boundaries temporarily blurred. Fashion, art and performance come together in a total concept that is also influenced by Weiman's personal background and her views on the city dweller as an 'agent of change'. Carnival Carnivalesque (Trade) was commissioned by TENT for the street parade of the Rotterdam Summer Carnival in 2015, and was followed up in TENT as part of the On The Other Side Of Reality manifestation.

Continued in the summer of 2016
After the performance by Marga Weimans in the spring for Palais de Tokyo, TENT participates with a project from Authentic Boys in the Summer Carnival procession of David Bade for the Kunsthal Rotterdam. In parallel, TENT is developing an international youth project together with TATE Modern that will travel to London in the fall. DO DISTURB takes place from 8 to 10 April in Palais de Tokyo. The presentation of TENT is supported by the Dutch Embassy in Paris, CBK Rotterdam and The Art of Impact.

Publication date: 27 / 03 / 2016

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