Dominic Huber / blendwerk

Warten auf die Barbaren

Admission every 10 minutes, 60 minutes duration / limited number of available seats, registration necessary


Dominic Huber is setting up an imaginary border station made from temporary and mobile housing. The inspiration for the interactive installation is the novel “Waiting for the Barbarians”, in which J.M. Coetzee creates a Kafkaesque world in an unspecified time. Visitors are led through the station one after the other – and meet up with the bizarre inhabitants and other border crossers, resulting in an encounter with the stranger opposite and the other in oneself.

Production: blendwerk Gmbh. Coproduction: Gessnerallee Zürich und PRAIRIE, the Migros Cultural Percent  co-production porgramme with innovative Swiss theatre groups.

Supported by: Stadt Zürich Kultur, Pro Helvetia / Schweizer Kulturstiftung, Kanton Zürich Fachstelle Kultur, Migros Kulturprozent, Georges und Jenny Bloch-Stiftung, Dr. Adolf Streuli-Stiftung.


Concept / Directing / Scenography:: Dominic Huber / Concept / Co-Directing:: Lara Körte / With:: Ana Berkenhoff, Thomas Douglas, Lara Körte, Damian Rebgetz, Peter Zumstein, Elisabeth Feinendegen-Kloser, Anina Jendreyko, Jim Sullivan, Norbert Gubser, Halstead Chiverton, Khalid Ahmad und andere / Dramaturgy: : Juliane Männel / Sound Design / Music:: Knut Jensen / Light Design:: Christa Wenger / Assistant Director / Assistant Production:: Marie Jeger, Christiane Dankbar / Assistants Scenography:: Anna Froelicher, Sophie Reinhard, Léonie Süess / Technical Director:: Doia Mataré / Technical Support:: Jonas Ospelt / Project Administration:: Lukas Piccolin


  • Past
    Thu 20.6.2013, 17:00 / HAU2
    Fri 21.6.2013, 17:00 / HAU2
    Sat 22.6.2013, 17:00 / HAU2
    Sun 23.6.2013, 17:00 / HAU2


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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