Concept & Choreography: Bengi Sevim Yörük
Music and Video: Ece Ulutan
Text: Faruk Kılıç
Dancers: Suzan Alev, Gizem Erdem, Canan Yücel Pekiçten, Bengi Sevim Yörük
Choreographer and contemporary dance artist Bengi Sevim Yörük is in search for an answer to the current philosophy on happiness with reference to the question “May the algorithm of
happiness be designed?” The piece is inspired by Goethe’s quote “Happiness is, to overcome sadness and troubles. The real nightmare is the everlasting sunny days”, and the implicate order theory of the famous physicist David Bohm. From the point of view that the universe and everything which seems to be random, has a mathematical order in itself, the piece brings the question of “Is it possible to design a mathematical formula/algorithm to reach to happiness?”
“The Algorithm of Happiness” performed in Akbank Sanat, Stage Pulcherie, DasDas Theatre and as side event of 22nd Istanbul Theatre Festival.