do white Ex

In collaboration with three dancers, miu has developed a scenic lecture that forms the fifth instalment within his “Ex” series: A landscape of acoustic, literary, and choreographic elements. German, Japanese, and French text fragments enter into a coexistence that explores reading as a human mode of expression.

The conception of a lecture for an audience with diverse access connects to the production of dance piece do white, which guested at the FFT last year. Fictitious texts resulting from the rehearsal process were retrieved for do white ex now, opening multifarious spaces, layers, and levels. The element of an open, artistically used audio description complements the linguistic landscape. The “Ex” series circles miu’s longstanding pursuit of reading in more than one language and his passion for paper as a medium. Through a composition of intertwining translation and interpretation procedures, miu processes stage performances that reflect his world of perception, enabling the audience to interrogate their own everyday lives.

scenic reading, 30.05.2023 – 01.06.2023 , Heine Haus Literaturhaus Düsseldorf

concept, text, system composition, sound and direction



Juliette Adrover

Kati Masami Menze

Kristin Schuster


Judith Ayuso Pereira

Jana Griess

artistic collaboration

Soya Arakawa

Birk-André Hildebrandt

advice for visually impaired audiences & audiodescription

Sylvie Ebelt

Claudia Hemmis

Linda Wolf

production management

Jacqueline Friedrich

production assistance


coproduced by

FFT Düsseldorf