For IN VOID, Kris Verdonck combines a number of existing works with three new installations. Using very old theatre techniques and new multimedia he gives shape to ‘virtual presences’. Together they make up a haunted house where the objects come to life.
Annie Dorsen has programmed two laptops in such a way that every evening they perform an improvised dialogue based on a famous television debate between Michel Foucault and Noam Chomsky. An amusing dialogue about man in the digital age.
Technological developments lead to a potential new era, that of Technological Singularity. Sandy Williams creates a performance about the tension between our raw, flawed and incomplete human nature and the immaculate potential of a digitised future.
Unrecognisable in his black and silver bee suit with Mickey-Mouse head, dancer Marc Iglesias appears on stage to the sound of Brazilian lounge music. He waddles and jumps, a dancing cartoon. UNTITLED is an amusing and wry dance about a time when entertainment is destroying everything.
The raw materiality of the set, the physical sound and unavoidable language of movement make Meanwhile, an apocalyptic performance in which the passage of time and the relationship between man and his environment become tangible.
A rain of ash floats down onto a musician and his instrument. Its impact on the musician and his music slowly becomes visible. Sound and vision gradually transform – until finally everything judders to a halt. How does ‘little’ man relate to the ‘grandeur’ of the universe?
Nine performers appear and disappear through openings in a wall of mirrors. Each appearance is a scene based on situations from everyday life. The choreography of the piece portrays human existence as perpetual motion.