Fresh Fruits Movement: Random Circles. Exhibition Edition

17. – 19.09.2021

“Random Circles” is a unique platform for dance, music, creativity, passion, as well as artistic and cultural exchange. After a forced break due to COVID, the Frankfurt-based artists’ initiative Fresh Fruits Movement has now created a pandemic-compliant version of its festival, originally founded in 2014. “Random Circles. Exhibition Edition” unites all dance enthusiasts – whether as audience or as participating dancers – with more than 40 locally and internationally active dancers and musicians in workshops and shows. Dancer Edwin Batalla and his crew from the Fresh Fruits Movement will present new formats such as “Rep. your Country” or “Musicians meet Freestyle Dancers” and, for the first time, two dance pieces will bring the festival a close on stage. On the first day, “Random Circles. Exhibition Edition” will transform the theatre of Künstlerhaus Mousonturm into a dance studio for hybrid workshops where participation is possible both on-site and online. On the second and third day, the festival moves to the SOMMERBAU at Offenbach’s Kaiserlei, which just opened a few weeks ago. The temporary open-air venue is the ideal setting to connect with people from the neighbourhood and international guests and to get to know their moves and perspectives despite the on-going pandemic. As travelling is still difficult for many at the moment and space is limited, many parts of the festival programme will be streamed live.

17.9./ DAY 1 / Mousonturm Saal

2-3.15 p.m. House (Advanced Workshop) (at the venue & live stream)
3.30-4.45 p.m. Musicality (Advanced Workshop) (at the venue & live stream)
5-6.15 p.m. Hip-Hop (Advanced Workshop) (at the venue & live stream)

18.9./ DAY 2 / Sommerbau Kaiserleipromenade (Offenbach)

10-10.45 a.m. Hip-Hop for Parents and Kids (workshop)
11-11.45 a.m. Hip-Hop for Late-Bloomers (workshop)
12-12.45 a.m. Movement (Workshop)
3-4 p.m. BJ Piggo (DJ) (at the venue & live stream)
4-9 p.m. “Rep. your Country” / Jam & Connect (at the venue & live stream)
9-10 p.m. Kintsugi + Fam, Yas & Dos25, Kid Soul / Bijou (Konzert) (at the venue & live stream)

19.9./ DAY 3 / Sommerbau Kaiserleipromenade (Offenbach)

11-11.45 a.m.Breathing (Workshop)
12-12.45 a.m.House (Workshop)
1-2 p.m. “Urban Dance in den Zeiten der Pandemie” (Gespräch/ Paneldiskussion)
3-4 p.m. Joe + Friends (DJ) (vor Ort & gestreamt)
4-5 p.m. “Musicians meet Freestyle Dancers” (at the venue & live stream)
5-6.30 p.m. Jam & Connect (at the venue & live stream)
6.30-7.15 p.m. “We speak fluently” (dance performance) (at the venue & live stream)
7.15-8 p.m. “VOILÀ” (dance performance) (at the venue & live stream)


With: Clara Bajado, Yugson Hawks, Majid Kessab, Be Shoo, Martin Bacik, BJ Piggo, DJ Joseph Wu, DJ VunkyLao, Team Deutschland, Team Frankreich, Team Italien (Shot, Towa, Frenkyz, Dudu, Neji), Team Ukraine (Zulu, Nastya, Hmel, Andrey Stylez, Maximus), Kintsugi + Fam, Yas & Dos25, Kid Soul / Bijou, Joe + Friends (Joshua Harfst, Adrian Bauer, Florian Brettschneider, Joseph Ibarra, Darius Blair, Simon Joachim, John Ohry), Martha Nabwire, Moses Joses, Team “We speak fluently”, Team “VOILÀ” (William Delahaye, Robin Schmitt, Théophile Bensusan, Thierno Thioune)

Artistic Director: Edwin Batalla
Production Manager: Elizabeth Le Minh
Communications & Marketing: Svenja Grüttner, Jockey
Event Management: Martha Nabwire
Event Support: Nia Weber, Chrissy Wong
Documentation: Oezcan
Graphic Design: Hombre
Website: Wabaki

“Random Circles. Exhibition Edition” is a project by the Fresh Fruits Movement in cooperation with Künstlerhaus Mousonturm as part of the Tanzplattform Rhein-Main. Supported by the #TakePart programme of the Fonds Darstellende Künste with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

The Tanzplattform Rhein-Main, a project of Künstlerhaus Mousonturm and the Hessian State Ballet, is made possible by the Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain and supported by the Cultural Office of the City of Frankfurt am Main, the Hessian Ministry of Science and Art and the Stiftungsallianz [Aventis Foundation, BHF BANK Foundation, Crespo Foundation, Dr. Marschner Foundation, Stiftung Polytechnische Gesellschaft Frankfurt am Main].