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HISTORIA


2010

January 20: "Une Poutre entre Nous" Ephia, Jeff Gburek and Thibault Delferière at La Ferme de Biereau and L'An Vert, Belgium.
March: "Jericho" film by Tamara Erde  featuring the dance of Ephia premiers at Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts contemporains, France.
Mai 8: Ephia performs in the "festival des solos insolites" Trevoux, France.
July: Le Corps: SENS DEDANS DEHORS, workshop dedicated to the encounter of body and environment led by Ephia on the plateau of Aubrac in collaboration with ATSARA-théâtre des sons

2009

October 31: The Secret Life of Matter 2-day workshop hosted by London's Butoh Festival.
November: Ephia premiers in "CHAOSanatomique"  in collaboration with Compagnie SCOLOPENDRE, Lyon.
July 8-12: "CONTRE-IMAGE" plays in the festival "NOUS N'IRONS PAS A AVIGNON" Vitry-sur-seine.
July 3, 4,5: Ephia performs with Toni DiNapoli in "Courant D'Art Festival" of Collectif Ishtar, Rignat.
February 24: Premier of "CONTRE-IMAGE" multidisciplinary performance in collaboration with Yael Karavan. Artistic residencies at CCN de Rillieux-La-Pape, Cie Maguy Marin, Micadanse, Atelier Carolyn Carlson in Paris.
January: Ephia begins long-running collaboration with Collectif Ishtar (Bourg-en-Bresse). Improvised music and dance in urban and rural locations.

2008

December: Body Mapping/Getting Lost, 6-day dance-theater workshop at Exploratorium Berlin.
November 5: "Mirrorminded Curiousitease" performed at UNIDRAM 15. Festival, Potsdam.
August 1-10: Le Corps: SENS DEDANS DEHORS 10-day land-based workshop at NOGANETS, FRANCE.
Mai 16: "Quatrième Participant Invisible", Ephia performs with Benoit Cancoin and Mathias Forge, Lyon.
February: Ephia is teaches at Hambre y Vida theatre-laboratory in Andalousia with anatgon theatreAKTion.
January 6-10: Body Mapping/Getting Lost, 5-day dance-theater workshop at Exploratorium Berlin.

2007

December 9-12: Unmasking the Body, 4-day workshop at London's Theater Training Initiative. 
November 2-30: Ephia begins long-running collaboration with Compagnie SCOLOPENDRE, developing a new approach to shadow and object-theater in artistic residency at RAMDAM, Saint Foy les Lyon.
October 2: MYOPIA perfomed at Le Petit Carre D'Art, St. Affrique, France.
September 29-30: Le Corps Démasqué Weekend Workshop in Marcillac, France. 
September 27-28: "mirrorminded curiousitease" performed at La Menuiserie, Rodez, France.
September 20-21: MYOPIA performed at Le Croiseur in Lyon, France. 
September 16: ODBO+DJALMA improvisation at l'Atelier Blanc, Villefranche de Rouergue, France.
September 15: ODBO+DJALMA improvisation at La Maison Peinte, Toulouse, France.
September 7-9: "mirrorminded curiousitease" performed at Espace 44, Lyon, France. 
August 10-18: Le Corps: SENS DEDANS DEHORS 10-day land-based workshop at NOGANETS, FRANCE. 
March 31-April 14: Body Mapping/Getting Lost, 13-day dance-theater workshop at Exploratorium Berlin.
March 23-25: "mirrorminded curiousitease" performed at Gallery Weissen Seer am Freitag, Berlin, DE.

2006

December 17: Entre Centre et Absence, improvisational performance @ Wedding Salon, Berlin, DE. 
December 5: (MYOPIA)2 performed @ ODIN Teatret, Holstebro, Denmark. 
December 1-2: (MYOPIA)2 performed @ GAYA-Karmanoia Theater, Berlin, De. 
November 14: "mirrorminded curiousitease" performed @ Theater Kapelle, Berlin, DE. 
November 4-5: Anatomie der (Un-)Ordnung weekend workshop @ Exploratorium Berlin, DE.
October 30: (MYOPIA)2 performed @ UNIDRAM 13. Festival fuer junges Theater in Europa. Potsdam, DE. 
September 14: LA RALENTIE performed @ Club der Polnischen Versager, Berlin, DE. 
August 26-27: "Una Anatomia de la Sombre" performed @ Gaya Theater, Berlin. 
August 10-19: Die Entlarvung des Körpers(Unmasking the Body), Summer Intensive workshop in Berlin.
July 16-23: integrating with/disintegrating into THE LAND, 8-day desert workshop, New Mexico.
Juni 23-24: "Una Anatomia de la Sombra" performed @ 48 Stunden Neukölln. Gaya Theater, Berlin, DE. 
Mai 30: "der Walzer der Blendung" performed @ Club der Polnischen Versager, Berlin, DE.
April 25: "mirrorminded curiousitease" performed @ Galerie Rachel Haferkamp, Köln, DE.
April 8-9: Operations on the Nerve-play of Life workshop @ Exploratorium Berlin, DE.
April 2: Operations on the Nerve-play of Life workshop @ Dans Space Pauline de Groot, Amsterdam, NL.
April 1: (MYOPIA)2 performed @ Overtoom 301, Amsterdam, NL.
March 9: Improvisational performance at Small Music Theater, Athens, Greece
February 11, 12: Operations on the Nerve-play of Life workshop @ Protagon e.V., Frankfurt am Main, DE.
February 3: (MYOPIA)2 at HAU 3, @ 100° BERLIN DAS 3. LANGE WOCHENENDE DES FREIEN THEATERS.
January 28 & 29: Operations on the Nerve-play of Life workshop @ Exploratorium Berlin, DE.

2005

December 5: (MYOPIA)2 performance premiere at Labor Sonor, KuLe, Berlin, DE.
November 19-20: SOUNDING THE UNSOUND BODY workshop for the exploration of movement-theater and voice in collaboration with Pamela Prather in New York City, NY. 
November 9: "Ci-Gît: six pregnancies for Antonin Artaud" at Les Voutes, Paris, FR.
November 2: "le couteau à encoches de mon autre fille NENEKA"
Une rencontre du guitare préparée et le corps précaire, fragile, et volatil 
avec installation photographique de Monique Robert at La Menuiserie, Rodez, FR. 
October 29, 30: Operations on the Nerve-Play of Life, workshop at MIME Centrum Berlin, DE.
October 12: "Ci-Gît: six pregnancies for Antonin Artaud" at Espace Antonin Artaud, Rodez, FR. 
October 9: "MURMUR" unsound body, video, live sound at Les Explorateurs Associés, Le Thoronet, FR.
October 7: "Ci-Gît: six pregnancies for Antonin Artaud" at Les Explorateurs Associés, Le Thoronet, FR.
Septmeber 24, 25: Operations on the Nerve-Play of Life, workshop at Oerkenforte, Copenhagen, DK.
September 23: "Ci-Gît: six pregnancies for Antonin Artaud" at Oerkenforte,Copenhagen, DK.
September 22: "Ci-Gît: six pregnancies for Antonin Artaud" at ODIN Teatret, Holstebro, DK.
August: Physical Address, four public encounters in Alexanderplatz, Berlin, DE.
July 11-24: Die Entlarvung des Körpers/UNMASKING THE BODY 
13-day movement theater workshop at MIME Centrum Berlin, DE.
July 2: "Ci-Gît: six pregnancies for Antonin Artaud" at LaLeLy, Berlin, DE
June 28: "Ci-Gît: six pregnancies for Antonin Artaud" at Nieuw Atlantis Festival, Amsterdam, NL.
May 17: "Ci-Gît: six pregnancies for Antonin Artaud" at HET VERTREK, Arnhem, NL
May 14, 15: SOUNDING THE UNSOUND BODY workshop at Marci Panis, Amsterdam, NL
May 12, 13: "Ci-Gît: six pregnancies for Antonin Artaud" at Marci Panis, Amsterdam, NL
March 19, 20: SOUNDING THE UNSOUND BODY workshop at the Nordic School of Butoh, Copenhagen, DK
March 13: "Ci-Gît: six pregnancies for Antonin Artaud" at Meet Da Lama Festival, Copenhagen, DK
March 8: "wife, life, tripe, damnit and THAT" at NISUS/Galeria Galou, Brooklyn, New York 
February 25, 26: "wife, life, tripe, damnit and THAT" at Jon Sims Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
February 19, 20: SOUNDING THE UNSOUND BODY workshop at Jon Sims Center for the Arts, SF, CA
January 31: "wife, life, tripe, damnit and THAT" at The LIDA Project Theatre, Denver, CO

2004

November 19-20: SOUNDING THE UNSOUND BODY workshop for the exploration of movement-theater and voice in collaboration with Pamela Prather in New York City, NY 
October 30, 31: "wife, life, tripe, damnit and THAT" at Modified Arts, Teatro Caliente Festival, Phoenix, AZ 
October 23, 24: Excavations Within the Unsound Body workshop in New Orleans, LA 
October 21, 22: "wife, life, tripe, damnit and THAT" at The Jewel Gallery in New Orleans, LA
September 25, 26: Excavations Within the Unsound Body workshop in Birmingham, AL
September 23, 24: "wife, life, tripe, damnit and THAT" at Omni Studio, Birmingham, AL
September 10: MURMUR. unsound body, video projection, live sound in Taos, NM. 
August 27-29: ASYLUM: a study of place and ghost. Trans-media event. Sol Arts, ABQ, NM 
July 18-24: integrating with/disintegrating into the landscape: BUTOH ON THE LAND III, 
seven-day workshop at THE LAND/an art site, Mountainair, NM 
June 4: "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence" at The Other Side Arts, Denver, CO 
May 29, 30: Excavations Within the Unsound Body workshop at PIA, Amsterdam, NL 
May 28, 29: "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence" at Illuseum, Amsterdam, NL 
April 25: "wife, life, tripe, damnit and THAT" in celebration of ARTAUD at WELD, Austin, TX 
April 23, 24: "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence" at The Church of the Friendly Ghost, Austin, TX 
April 19: "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence" at The Nightingale Theater, Tulsa, OK
April 2,3: "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence" at Joe's Movement Emporium, Mt. Ranier, MD
March 27, 28: Excavations Within the Unsound Body workshop at Virginia Tech University 
March 26: "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence" at in Blacksburg, VA 
March 19,20: "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence" at CCA Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM 
January 24, 25: "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence" in Yucca Valley and Palm Springs, CA
January 22, 23: "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence" at The Salvation Theater, Los Angeles, CA
January 16, 17: "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence" at Perihelion, Phoenix, AZ

2003

December 14: Excavations Within the Unsound Body workshop, LIDA Project, Denver 
December 13: en.ve.lope/djalma: events(interlacing),
trans-media performance collaboration, Cordell Taylor Gallery, Denver 
October 12: Premier of "MYOPIA: the secret boxcars of pubescence," The Performance Space, ABQ
July 29-August 3: BUTOH ON THE LAND II, five-day workshop at THE LAND/an art site, Mountainair, NM
July 5,6: JELLYFISH GUILLOTINE butoh performance and installation at The Red Door, Austin, TX
June 23,24: JELLYFISH GUILLOTINE butoh performance and installation at The Performance Space, ABQ
June 2-27: Djalma Primordial Science teaches at Harwood Summer Arts Camp, ABQ
May 24, 25: The Unspeakable Bodies of Butoh Workshop, Chicago
May 20, 23: "Lovesong of Human Waste" performed at Hothouse and Spareroom, Chicago
May 16, 17: guest appearance in "Trading the World Center," a multi-media performance, ABQ 
April 29: "The Human Waste Project", a ten hour no-action performance, UNM Campus, ABQ
March 23-April 13: The Unspeakable Bodies of Butoh Workshop, ABQ
March 5: The Unspeakable Bodies of Butoh Workshop, LIDA Project, Denver
Feb. 28-March 4: Djalma Primordial Science performs with Keith Rowe at College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe,
Outpost Performance Space, ABQ, and LIDA Project, Denver
Feb. 15: Performance of "Half-Life" to culminate the WAR PARTY, ABQ
Feb. 15: WAR PARTY, djalma hosts eight hours of oppositional performance, ABQ
Jan. 16-Feb7: Teaching Residency at VSA NM, an arts center for the developmentally disabled, ABQ

2002

Dec. 14,15: Death, Our Mother, butoh workshop, Austin, TX
Dec. 13: "pale and what eyes fall on the eggshells", performance at The Blue Theater, Austin, TX
Dec. 5: "To Walk Without Shoes," a documentary by Benjamin Walsh
on the work of Djalma Primordial Science premieres
Nov. 17-Dec 8: Extended Investigations into the Bodies of Butoh, workshop, ABQ
Nov. 1, 2, 3: Los Dias de los Muertos Workshop & Performance at The Performance Space, ABQ
October 19: Jeff Gburek + Ephia, raw junk electronics at Amethyst Luna, ABQ
October 6 & 13: "Naufragio Ballante", 12 hour site specific performance with sound installation 
at THE LAND/an art site, Mountainair, NM
August 29: BUTOH ON THE LAND I, five-day intensive workshop 
at THE LAND/an art site, Mountainair, NM
June 15, 16: Metamorphosis and Magma workshop in Austin, TX
June 13: Metamorphosis and Magma workshop in Houston, TX
June 12: “no-body nowheres” performance in Houston, TX
June 9: “no-body nowheres” performance at A.R.K., New Orleans
June 8, 9: Metamorphosis and Magma workshop in New Orleans, LA
April 6: “no-body nowheres” performance at Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, NM
March-April: “Five Heads of Temptenchki” performance workshop directed by Djalma, Taos, NM
Feb 17, 18: Metamorphosis and Magma workshop, Santa Fe, NM
Jan. 24, 25, 26: “Tears of the Ditchdigger” performed at Theater X, UNM. 
Produced by Tricklock Co. Revolutions International Theater Festival.
Jan. 21-23: Metamorphosis and Magma workshops at UMN Department of Theater and Dance, ABQ
NOV 2001-MARCH 2002: “Cruciosa/Static Abject”, weekly performance 
happening for visual artists, Taos, NM

2001

Nov.3: Day of the Dead performance at CCA Santa Fe, NM
Djalma USA Performance Tour 2001:
Oct. 24: with Charalambides in Austin, TX
Oct. 23: with philip gayle, Houston, TX
Oct. 19: Zeitgeist, New Orleans, LA
Oct. 13: collaboration with Toshi Makihara, Red Room in Baltimore, MD
Oct. 11: Knitting Factory, NYC 
Oct. 7: MadLab, Columbus, OH
Oct. 4: Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Oct 3: Artswatch Gallery, Lousville, KY
Sept 18-Oct 2: Artist’s Residency at Workspace for Choreographers, VA
Sept. 8, 9: Metamorphosis and Magma workshop in Santa Fe, NM
Aug. 25, 26: “Water-Bearers Site 1,” outdoor performance in Taos, NM
July 15: “Rags of Larium Pali”, with Ben Wright, at Swann Fest, Taos, NM
June 28: performance of “Rags of Larium Pali”, Lincoln, NE
June 23-24: Metamorphosis and Magma workshop, Boulder, CO
May 18-19: ”El Migre,” composition for micro-tonal guitar and 
micro-incremental movement, EL PUENTE Theater, Penasco, NM
March 24: “Aint Observin Increments,” composition for two micro-tonal guitars 
and micro-incremental movement, Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, Berlin, Germany.
Feb 24: Djalma collaboration w/Erik Fakambi, voodoo body-painter
from Benin, West Africa and instrumentalist Andreas Wenzlova at Open Space, Berlin, Germany
Feb. 26: Djalma gamelan concert w/ Marcelo Aguirre at Acud Café, Berlin, Germany.
Feb. 17, 18: "Null Achtzehn, the one whose name was stolen and forgotten"
Performed at Acud Theater, Berlin, Germany 
Jan. 26: "Null Achtzehn, the one whose name was stolen and forgotten" 
Performed at Klappstuhl Festival, Wuppertal, Germany

2000

Djalma gamelan performance at I.M.Eimer, Berlin, Germany
"Null Achtzehn, the one whose name was stolen and forgotten" performed at "und ab die Post 2000" in Berlin; at Teatro Studio in Grossetto, Italy; at PLAMA in Gdansk and at KANA in Szceczin, Poland
Djalma "NUPTUAL" performance at Zionskirche, Berlin, Germany for Sakra Festival
Djalma Ensemble Tour of USA 2000:
(with Ephia, Gburek, Neel Murgai, Rich Gross, Chris Forsyth)
Go! Studios, Carrboro, NC
Wherehouse, Winston-Salem, NC
Flicker Theater, Athens, GA
Earthshaking Music, Atlanta, GA
Barking Legs Theater, Chattanooga, TN
Monopod Gallery, Birmingham, Alabama
Knitting Factory, NYC

1999

Ephia & Gburek travel to study with Min Tanaka in Hakushu, Kazuo & Yoshito Ohno in Yokohama, Japan.
“Mountain Behind My Eyes”, two separate site-specific performances in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Djalma performances at C.O.M.A., Baby Jupiter, ABC-NO RIO, The Cooler and Knitting Factory.
“Rags of Larium Pali” performed at Eco Books, Brooklyn

1998

Gburek and Ephia conduct four months of physical/sonic research in Indonesia
“Blind We Run Into Ourselves,” (Ephia and Gburek's first collaboration) site-specific choreography 
for five dancers and live music by Orphan Sound System, Grant’s Tomb, Manhattan