Alex Bailey

Dad Bods

Handle with care Special

Pernerstorfergasse 5, 1100 Wien
Dance / Specials / Meeting point studio visit in English
imagetanz 2017 brut Extras
{black humour} {idolised father figures} {meet the artist}

WTKB Studio, Pernerstorfergasse 5, 3rd floor, 1100 Vienna

, © Acharya Hargreaves

Alex Bailey - Dad Bods

The regular Handle with Care format at brut involves inviting audiences and colleagues to see initial sketches and talks, opening rehearsal processes and creating room for dialogue and exchange. Artists try out parts of their works in front of a limited audience in order to receive feedback, turning the spectactors into accomplices. During the imagetanz festival, there will be two special editions of Handle with Care: In one of them, performer Alex Bailey invites the audience to a studio visit, allowing peeks into how he develops and creates his pieces.

Alex Bailey’s current research centres around the phenomenon of the “dad body”, the slightly overweight, middle-aged male body. Using a lot of black humour and self-deprecation, Alex Bailey points out how this body shape that was once deemed unattractive is now rerepresented as desirable. He presents his visitors with several techniques to counter such misleading hopes and the idolisation of the father figure, ranging from orgasmic massage techniques all the way to a penis puppet show.

British artist Alex Bailey lives in Vienna and has worked in the field of dance and performance since 2015. Together with Krõõt Juurak, he even gained experience in performing for cats and dogs. For his performance Dad Bods, he has appropriated erotic techniques to dissolve the ego and the phallic identity. Another product of his work is the published book How to Lose 10 Pounds.

Please register in advance at tickets@brut-wien.at.

Credits

Created by and featuring: Alex Bailey

   

Dates & Tickets

March 2017

Sun. 05.03.2017, 15:00
WTKB Studio 3 €

Tue. 07.03.2017, 15:00
WTKB Studio 3 €

Sat. 11.03.2017, 15:00
WTKB Studio 3 €

Pernerstorfergasse 5, 1100 Wien
Pernerstorfergasse 5, 1100 Wien

Info

Please register in advance at tickets@brut-wien.at.

April 2024
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

brut all over Vienna

brut nordwest

accessible

Nordwestbahnstraße 8-10, 1200 Vienna
Subway: U1, U2 (Praterstern), U4 (Friedensbrücke), U6 (Dresdnerstraße) Tram: 5 (Nordwestbahnstraße) Bus: 5A (Wasnergasse)

April 2024
Mzamo Nondlwana
Turning Point
April 2024
Daniela Georgieva
Fluscia
May - June 2024
Nesterval
The Pink Triangle

Meeting point: Gasthaus Hansy at Praterstern

accessible 

Heinestraße 42 , 1020 Vienna
Subway: U1, U2 (Praterstern) / S-Bahn: S1, S2, S3, S4, S7 (Praterstern) / Tram: 5 (Praterstern)

May - June 2024
Out and about featuring QWIEN
The Nameless of Leopoldstadt

brut at Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien

accessible

Freyung 8, 1010 Vienna
Subway: U1 (Stephansplatz), U2 (Schottentor), U3 (Herrengasse) / Tram: 1, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44 (Schottentor) / Bus: 1A, 2A (Herrengasse U), 3A (Renngasse)

June 2024
Aldo Giannotti in Collaboration with Karin Pauer
HOUSE OF CONSTRUCTS

Rote Bar at Volkstheater

accessible

Arthur-Schnitzler-Platz 1, 1070 Vienna
Subway: U3 (Volkstheater) / Tram: 49 (Volkstheater) / Bus: 48A (Volkstheater)

June 2024
Arno Böhler, Susanne Valerie Granzer, Sabina Holzer & Florian Reiners
RED MATTERS OF THE *HEART*

brut at Sportplatz 1210

accessible

Jedlersdorfer Platz 25, 1210 Vienna
Subway U6 (Florisdorf) / S-Bahn: S1, S2, S3, S4, S7 (Floridsdorf) / Tram: 30, 31 (Brünner Straße / Hanreitergasse) / Bus: 30A, 32A (Toni Fritsch Weg)

June 2024
Theater im Bahnhof
RUNNING OUT

studio brut

not accessible

Zieglergasse 25, 1070 Wien
Subway: U3 (Zieglergasse), Tram: 49 (Westbahnstraße / Zieglergasse)

April - May 2024
Claudia Lomoschitz
Vibrant Void

brut nordwest – rehearsal space

not accessible

Nordwestbahnstraße 8-10, 1200 Vienna

May 2024
Handle with care with Jaskaran Anand
June 2024
A temporary collective of students and artists from the Department of Site-Specific Art / University of Applied Arts Vienna
Exactly as Imagined