THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE – DUO WITH STEVE COLEMAN AND KOKAYI + SPECIAL GUEST: ALINA SOKULSKA
LOTHRINGER 13 HALLE
NOVEMBER 11 2022
Daniel Geiger (painting)
Oleksiy Koval (painting)
Thomas Rieger (painting)
Veronika Wenger (drawing)
Steve Coleman (alto saxophone)
Alina Sokulska (dance)
“ The purest rhythm must be the purest expression of life … all expressions of rhythm are true. ”
– Piet Mondrian
The Beautiful Formula Collective is a group of international artists who produce and stage group works not only in the studio, but also as live painting performances in front of an audience. The Beautiful Formula Collective deals with painting and creates collective works, in a combination of spontaneity, improvisation and the logic of rhythm.
Steve Coleman is an American saxophone player, spontaneous composer, bandleader and music theorist. Since 1994 Steve has done a series of performance and educational residencies around the United States and in many other countries (Cuba, India, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Brazil, France) through his non-profit, M-Base Concepts, Inc. This non-profit also has a an online music community website; m-base.net, which promotes educational activities through various multimedia formats and interactive media events.
Kokayi the Grammy nominated artist, preeminent improvisational vocalist, producer, educator and CEO/Creative Director of Less Talk More Walk LLC. Pronounced “Ko-Kah-Yee” his name is taken from the Swahili word meaning “to summon the people”. Kokayi keeps busy on multiple fronts with several solo and side projects.
Alina Sokulska is an international dance artist, choreographer, performer, instructor and researcher. She has elaborated on her dance language through the inspiration and deep research and more than 12 years of practice of social dances, in a mix with contemporary dance techniques and movement research concepts.
Lothringer 13 Halle
Lothringer Str. 13
Bezirk Oberbayern, Munich
Stiftung van de Loo, Munich
Special thanks to
Luzi Gross and Lothringer 13, Munich
Sooya Arts and Sophia Wong, New York
Saudades Tourneen GmbH, Jenbach