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Rashaad Newsome:

Five Hamburg

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Theater & Performance / Music
  • Thu, 25.01.2018 20:30 [Premiere]
    Artist Talk in English Language after the Performance
    Kampnagel – K2
  • Fri, 26.01.2018 21:00
    DJ Set of the Rashaad Newsome-Crew after the concert of BOIBAND 
    Kampnagel – K2
  • Sat, 27.01.2018 21:00
    Kampnagel – K2
  • Sun, 28.01.2018 14:00
    14:00 - 16:00: Voguing-workshop with Omari Mizrahi of FIVE HAMBURG / 5 euro, registration: caroline(at)
    Kampnagel - Kx

In FIVE HAMBURG interdisciplinary artist Rashaad Newsome will investigate African, European, and North-American roots in the NYC underground dance tradition vogueing. Accompanied by a makeshift orchestra comprised of NY based Mc. Princess Mami Precious, Baritone Opera Singer Justin Austin, and five local musicians, five dancers represent – and perform – each of the five individual elements of vogue femme. Using video game controllers and custom motion tracking software, Newsome maps and visualizes the movement patterns of dancers in real time. During the performance drawing, music, dance, and technology collide into a beautifully structured crescendo of sound and movement.

Program (PDF) available for downlad here.

Vogue-Workshop with Omari Mizrahi
sunday, january 28, 2 p.m.

Class Description: AfrikFusion is a Contemporary blend of traditional West African dance, Afrobeat styles combined with House dance and Vogue Techniques to create a unique genre.
Price: 5 Euro
Registration: caroline(at)


Ming Wong: Tales from the Bamboo Spaceship (26.-27.01.)

Moreshin Allahyari: She who sees the Unknown (25.- 27.01.)

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»Because the (vogue) dance was co-opted so early in its creation, and not told from the perspective of the community where it comes from, there‘s not the luxury to have it exist only in the ballroom. It should be brought to the masses, but by us.« Rashaad Newsome at Momus



  • artist: Rashaad Newsome
  • dancer: Justin Monster Labeija, Davon Amazon, Kendall Mugler, Omari Mizrahi, Starr Revlon
  • musicians: Damir Bacikin (Trompete), Heather Frasch (Flöte), Jakob Hersch (Gitarre), Max Boehm (Saxophon), Manuel Chittka (Schlagzeug)
  • production assistant: Zenabu Abubakari
  • videographer: Joshua C. Pennington
  • sound engineer: Paul F Howells
  • make-up artist: Jewly Gainey
  • hair stylist: Fran W. Freeman
  • commentator: Princess Mami Precious
  • vocalist: Justin M. Austin
  • creative producer Hamburg: Henning Mues

FIVE HAMBURG is presented by Rashaad Newsome, co-prudced by Kampnagel and CTM Festival Berlin. Supported within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media

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