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Krystyna Lama Szydlowska:
hygiene of identity

premiere: 11.05.2018 || Solo Project Plus || Studio Słodownia +3, Stary Browar, Poznań

choreography: Krystyna Lama Szydłowska

performers: Dorota Michalak, Zofia Tomczyk, Krystyna Lama Szydłowska

music: Dawid Dąbrowski

costumes: Inga Olejniczak

set design: Basia Bilon

visuals: Michał Pełczyński

consultant: Mariusz Bartosiak

cooperation: Piotr Dąbrowski, Piotr Kluj, Piotr Sell, Ostap Mańko

light design: Krystyna Lama Szydłowska

technical realization: Łukasz Kędzierski

artistic coaching: Peter Pleyer

production: Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk // Solo Projekt Plus 2018

Hygiene of Identity/Higiena tożsamości is a performative practice in form of a collective ritual. Three performers question their own identity and through insisting on individual daily rituals, they aim in discovering the unconscious ‘I’. The concept of ‘hygiene’ refers directly to habits of keeping our bodies and houses clean, installed in us from early childhood. Accepting the habit, we allow ourselves consciously to ‘not know’, and to recognize ourselves anew, again and again. Thus we discover our identity as a kind of mindfulness, an existential self-awareness, and a sense of belonging to the community. (K. Szydlowska)