When Filipino performance artist Pepe Dayaw takes over a guest’s kitchen as part of his itinerant cooking project Nowhere Kitchen he asks that they don’t shop for groceries—instead it’s the odds and ends in their cupboards that take center stage at his roving dinners. The project began in 2012 in Madrid, after finishing his Master…… Continue reading ‘leftover artist’
Pepe Dayaw celebrates seven years of his kitchen practice that evolved into a living philosophy through a series of now here dinners honoring the past. Featuring dishes that have defined Pepe’s cooking history and new performances from friends he met along the migrant way.
Present Pepe, Anna, Ronya, Suzanna, Isabella, Livia, Adrien, Clair, Kotoe, Hiroki, Kyutetsu, Lisa, Denis, Sasha, Luter Summary Dancing with Limits Walking as Entry Point Discussion: Ad Libitum Moving with Scarf Awkwardness The Need for Introduction turned into small performances from everyone challenge: to sustain the flow (avoid dead air) Transition and Entry, practice of restraint…… Continue reading Recipe from Rehearsal 16.03.2017
Every Thursday (for at least 5 Thursdays starting this Thursday) I will relive the time when I was dancing in the carpet of our living room (ca. 1989, San Pedro, Philippines). This is where I started to improvise and danced for nobody. You are welcome to join me and explore what I call ‘tada da…… Continue reading rehearsals in april
What’s up in June! – INTRODUCING THE NOWHERE KITCHEN PROJECT AND OTHER CHANGES – NK GALLERY AND PACIFIC-FUSION POP-UP RESTOBAR | from 29 MAY read more↓ – NORTHERN SOUTH: A NIGHT OF FLAMENCO | 01 JUNE read more↓ – JEEPNEY STEW # 04: FILIPINO SUPPERCLUB | 13 and 20 JUNE read more↓ – BIBIMBAP FESTIVAL: MIXED MEDIA ART @ 48 HOUR NEUKOLLN…… Continue reading NK newsletter JUNE 2014
The first cycle of Hot Acts in May is nearing it’s end. Today, the Warmer Brothers will do it slightly differently. Hot Acts #6 is a dinner for two people. Two strangers. From 5pm, Lalo and Pepe will wander around outside the Warschauer Strasse U-Bahn station to find two passersby to have dinner with.
Four hot acts have created four distinct evenings, which shows that each ‘repetition’ reveals that each act remains a virgin. For hot acts # 5 “@!?&#”, we ask the same question, what does it mean to be together? We cook the same thing, our leftovers. Yet for sure, it will turn out to be a…… Continue reading Hot Acts # 5 “@!?&#”
Photo: © Arielle Bier We are what we can eat. That’s the rule of our cooking game. Forget your ID’s, your CV’s, and your ABC’s. The only talk on the table will be your handle on spices, and how spicy can you get. Hot Acts no. 4 happens in a lounge in Kreuzberg, and it’s…… Continue reading Hot Acts # 4 ‘SPICE SECRETS’
From one hot act to another, the Warmer Brothers bring their spices and cambimba to a house in Pankow for a secret birthday bash tonight. Who knows, but everyone might just end up dancing to this tune: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UV6HVMRmdk. Two more slots open. Come if you are game to syrtaki spontaneously.
The Warmer Brothers returns with another HOT ACT (URBAN RITUAL), tonight is DINNER AT SOFIA’S, a home in Friedrichshain will play host to a group of friends, strangers, and their leftovers. Sofia will open all the spaces of her house and invites her guests to explore her little museum of life. If you want to…… Continue reading Hot Acts # 2 DINNER AT SOFIA’S