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Verdensteatret Artist Note Sep 19, 2016


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Program Note from the artists of Verdensteatret:

…the great span between the work’s deafening noise and fragile, unsteady space seems to mirror the many extremes of human existence. It evokes a quote from Andrej Tarkovsky’s science fiction movie Stalker: “Weakness is something fantastic, strength is nothing.” (review in Klassekampen)

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Broen over Gjørme: in the words of the artists Sep 15, 2016


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The company describes the work Broen over Gjørme (Bridge Over Mud):

"A hybrid between concert, performance and installation,where the whole
space is played as one polyphonic audiovisual instrument."

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Verdensteatret Video Preview Sep 14, 2016


Get ready for the full-immersion experience that is Verdensteatret with this short promo video.
Be sure to turn on sound!

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More About Verdensteatret Sep 14, 2016


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Learn more about Oslo's intrepid Verdensteatret, see photos and images of past shows, learn about their inspirations and history and more at their website

 

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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR NOTE: HEAVENS TO MURGATROYD Sep 2, 2016

“Should anyone even care about making art in the Anthropocene?” An artist friend posed this question to me over messy Cuban sandwiches on a sunny day in July at the beach. I hadn’t even heard of this term – a possible new epoch defined by humankind, agriculture and/or the Industrial Revolution. Imagine geologists in the future studying stratigraphic layers of plastic and semi-automatic weapons. 

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