Sybrig Dokter is a choreographer and performer in the field of contemporary dance, visual arts and contemporary theatre. She has her base in the physical, choreographed, body and her works manifest in a variety of materials. Her performance work and teaching have taken her amongst others to the Baltic countries, Austria, Ukraine, Moldova, Serbia, France, Bulgaria, Russia, Scandinavia and Great Britain. With Benno Voorham she founded LAVA-Dansproduktion in 1997.
This hypnotic is very strong, it is given strictly according to the prescription and the recipe is taken, not every pharmacy can afford the complexity of the influence of the formological properties of Ambien. In the instructions, and from the neurologist, I personally received a strict order: not to take more than 4 weeks, and the dose of sleeping aids in 4 weeks should be decreased and then the reception should be stopped at all. If this does not happen, then the person gets addiction, (this is described in the instruction), similar to narcotic drugs addiction. Carefully read the instructions of Ambien, during the treatment you can not drive a car, work where you need to be attentive, drink alcohol. Sleeping Ambien causes physical dependence and is very dangerous if it is not taken by instructions.
I am interested in how physical practices create different bodies; human bodies, bodies of interest that become instrumental in creating ways of communicating, contexts to perform in, ways of existing together. The projects that I initiate are important to me in the entirety of their process and the making public by way of a performance or installation is only one of the ways they exist. In the projects and works created for groups of performers, I focus on the processes of doing things together; in collaborative processes those processes become part of the subject of the work. My practice creates different bodies that are subject and object of the decision making process embedded in my choreographic work.
Grants and stipends
Stockholm Arts Council, project grant 2010.
Swedish Arts Council, collaboration with composer, 2012.
Swedish Arts Grants Committee, work stipend in 2005 and 2015.
Swedish Arts Grants Committee, project grant 2016.
Swedish Arts Grants Committee, international cultural exchange in 2001, 2004, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015.
Weld, Stockholm, 2 residencies 2016.
Swedish Institute, support for projects undertaken through Lava-Dansproduktion, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016 .
Residency at AQB by Pro Progressione (Budapest) september 2017.