This last edition of Something Raw will be the last instalment of this radical, innovative international dance and performance festival in Amsterdam. Something Raw questions the role of the theatre and the institution in relation to the world of dance and performance that go against the grain. What role is there for other spaces, such as the museum and the gallery? Or even the digital space?
Perhaps the framework the makers need can better be found outside of the theatre. Museums, exhibition spaces, corridors, squares or urban gardens can all act as a backdrop for these innovators. Something Raw becomes something else. But we wouldn’t be Something Raw if we didn’t celebrate this end – or rather new beginning – with a fatal, unmissable club night. Watch, talk and dance with us into a new era!
The festival has served as a platform for upcoming exciting talents from The Netherlands and Belgium to present themselves to a national and international audience. Moreover, it has brought provocative and inspirational artists from all over the world to Amsterdam to show their work to our local scene.
Now, we think it is time for new initiatives, new plans, a new generation. Something Else.