Wim Vandekeybus

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Wim Vandekeybus is a Belgian choreographer, dancer, film director and actor. His dance company, Ultima Vez, is based in Brussels. He has directed several shows starting from his first piece in 1987, What The Body Does Not Remember. Many different composers and musicians have written scores for his shows, including X-Legged Sally, Peter Vermeersch, Thierry De Mey, David Byrne, Marc Ribot, David Eugene Edwards, Mauro Pawlowski and Elko Blijweert. He has also directed several movies, some of them based on his dance material and some not.

In 2011, his film Monkey Sandwich was selected at the 68th Venice International Film Festival, out of competition, in the Orizzonti section.

Performances[edit]

  • 1987 : What the Body Does Not Remember
  • 1989 : Les Porteuses de mauvaises nouvelles
  • 1990 : The Weight of a Hand
  • 1991 : Immer das selbe gelogen
  • 1993 : Her Body Doesn't Fit Her Soul
  • 1994 : Mountains Made of Barking
  • 1995 : Alle Grossen decken sich zu
  • 1996 : Bereft of Blissful Union
  • 1997 : Seven for a Secret Never To Be Told
  • 1999 : In Spite of Wishing and Wanting
  • 2000 : Inasmuch As Life Is Borrowed
  • 2001 : Scratching the Inner Fields
  • 2002 : It with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
  • 2002 : Blush
  • 2003 : Sonic Boom
  • 2005 : Puur
  • 2006 : Spiegel
  • 2008 : Menske
  • 2009 : NieuwZwart
  • 2010 : Monkey Sandwich
  • 2011 : Radical Wrong
  • 2011 : Oedipus/bêt noir
  • 2012 : booty Looting

Filmography[edit]

  • 1990 : Roseland co-directed with Walter Verdin
  • 1992 : La Mentira co-directed with Walter Verdin
  • 1993 : Elba and Federico (short 26 min)
  • 1994 : Mountains Made of Barking (short 15 min)
  • 1996 : Bereft of a Blissful Union (short 14 min)
  • 1996 : Dust (short 3 min)
  • 1997 : Body, Body on the Wall co-directed with Jan Fabre (short 7 min)
  • 1999 : The Last Words (short 20 min)
  • 2000 : Inasmush... (short 14 min)
  • 2001 : Silver (short 15 min)
  • 2002 : In Spite of Wishing and Wanting
  • 2005 : Blush
  • 2007 : Here After
  • 2008 : At Last
  • 2010 : Monkey Sandwich

Awards[edit]

  • Bessie Award in 1988 for What the Body Does Not Remember.
  • Bessie Award in 1990 for Les Porteuses de mauvaises nouvelles.

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