Saturday, October 15, 2011

Sparking to Think - and Act!

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Emotionally disrupting show, ConfronTension, by Dresden Semperoper and Dresden Semperoper Ballett 'On the Move' here at Military Museum Dresden. 

At 3pm sharp their 2nd show is going to kick-off.



'Love and Hate' is the theme of the starting point - both spark intense emotions, the question is "How do we deal with them (individually & collectively)? The emerging energy they unveil is powerful, in the right context/ social field this can be used to co-create a better future (even on diverse world views).

I am strongly reminded of Adam Kahane's talk on 'Power and Love' at 3rd Global Forum in Muscat, Oman, in April 2008

While some friends are at downdown Dresden like Marco Dziallas, Florian Andreas Vogelmaier, ... I am at Dresden's most disturbing and emotionally touching point up on the outskirts of the city.

Toi Toi Toi --- for the second round on ConfronTension.

A terrific setting Daniel Libeskind has set for the future, and further emotionally touching discussions about the past, present, and future!

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By now this performances are over, yet there is more to come around ballet and opera, that have (from my point of view) a rather strong connection to what we have seen today, and experienced around the world. 'Hate and Love' is all around us, only it is on us to deal with it accordingly for the better of it.

  • Good: ballet in a new and inspiring setting; meeting lots of friends, sparking of memories
  • Tricky: the dense spaces held some people back while trying to see the performances
  • Learned: let yourself in the flow of action, magic and surprises will happen
  • Action: putting my thoughts on "electronic" paper (which I am doing right now) and on Facebook (this actually done shortly before the 2nd run today).
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