Thursday, December 10

Gisèle Vienne – This is how you will disappear (2012)

"... My previous shows have explored seemingly opposite aesthetic realms. I therefore felt it was important to juxtapose these oppositions within a single work. Our springboard is the notion of beauty that stems both from order and from disorder. We shall examine these different types of aesthetic experiences, which are seemingly contrary and yet inseparable, through the prism of Apollonian beauty versus Dionysian beauty. This leads to an inquiry into the Nietzschean view of tragedy -- how it is born from the reconciliation of conflicting gods. The action takes place in a very naturalistic forest. The landscape, at first realistic and then increasingly symbolic, is inhabited by three characters in search of a spiritual experience. ..."
This is how you will disappear
In Performance: Gisèle Vienne – This is how you will disappear
Kaaitheater 15|16
Urban Landfill
YouTube: This Is How You Will Disappear, Interview with Gisèle Vienne