William Forsythe, 1997
1949, New York, NY (US) – Frankfurt am Main (DE)

Film, 6:40 min.

Choreography / Performance: William Forsythe

Music: Thom Willems,
in collaboration with Maxime Franke
Director: Thomas Lovell Balogh
Camera: Jess Hall
Production: RD-Studio Productions, France 2,
BBC TV, 1997  

New York, Whiney Biennial, 1997
Munich, Pinakothek der Moderne, 2006
Kraichtal, Ursula Blickle Foundation, 2008
Amsterdam, Cinedans Festival, 2008
Amsterdam, Het Musiektheater, 2009
Columbus, Wexner Center for the Arts, 2009
London, Lilian Baylis Theater, 2009
Rio, Cultural Center, 2009
Philadelphia, Institute of Contemporary Art, 2009
Montréal, Canadian Centre for Architecture, 2010
Zurich, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, 2010
Admont, Stift, 2010
Montpellier, Pavillon Populaire, 2010
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 2010
Columbo, Goethe Institute, 2010
Scottsdale, Museum of Contemporary Art, 2011
Avignon, Maison Jean Vilar, 2011
Vilnius, National Gallery of Art, 2011
Budapest, Budapest Dance Festival, 2011
Vienna, Neuer Kunstverein, 2011
Taipei, Arts Festival, 2011
Paris, Centre Pompidou, 2011
Milano, Palazzo dell`Arte, 2012
Brescia, Museo di Santa Giulia, 2012
Rennes, Musée de la Danse, 2012
Warsaw, Centre for Contemporary Art, 2012
Rome, Macro Future, 2012
Girona, Festival Temporada Alta, 2012
Łódź, Muzeum Sztuki, 2013
Essen, Folkwang Museum, 2013
Lyon, Maison de la Danse, 2013
Dresden, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, 2013
Frankfurt, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, 2015
Wanas Foundation, 2017
Sao Paulo, SESC Pompeia, 2019
Hongkong, West Kowloon Cultural District - Freespace, 2021
Karlsruhe, ZKM, 2023
Lesbos, K-Gold Contempory, 2023
Buenos Aires, Hotel de Immigrantes, 2023
Abu Dhabi, Berklee, 2023  

"Solo" is a performance for the camera by choreographer William Forsythe. Set to a score of ambient sound and a composition by Thom Willems, close-ups and rapid cuts of Forsythe‘s twisting body contrast with overhead shots that capture his movements across a starkly-lit stage.