Stefan Kaegi (Rimini Protokoll)

Remote Berlin

ca. 120 min

In online games people who have never met each other in reality take off on a virtual scavenger hunt. In “Remote Berlin” one such group dons headphones and sets off into the real city.

They are guided by an artificial voice, such as those we know from GPS systems of airports. Dummy head recordings and film music are used to create a trek through the city, a soundtrack to streets, parking garages, and courtyards. The encounter with artificial intelligence incites the horde to start experimenting on themselves. Are they in fact hearing the same thing? How can we make collective decisions? 50 people mutually observe each other in ever smaller units, only to become a swarm once again, in which everybody does decide individually. The journey through the city becomes a collective film. And while the artificial intelligence observes human behaviour from the distance of an alien, its voice starts sounding more and more human with every step.

Remote X is a trek through the city. A soundtrack to streets, parking garages, churches, and courtyards for a swarm of 50 individuals.

Following site specific variations in Lisbon, Hannover, Avignon and Zurich and over 100 sold-out performances, Remote Berlin is now coming back to HAU in a revised version.

Remote Berlin is available in German and English.

Duration: about 2 hours

We do not recommend driving or cycling to HAU since the tour does not end at the place where it starts. You will receive a BVG ticket which enables you to travel from S/U-Bahn Zoologischer Garten to U-Bahnhof Möckernbrücke afterwards.

Please remember to bring your ID.

Useful information:

We recommend wearing weatherproof clothing and sturdy footwear. Walking longer distances is part of the event.The event is not accessible to wheelchair users.

Production: Rimini Apparat.

Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Maria Matos Teatro Municipal (Lisbon) and Goethe-Institute Portugal, Festival Theaterformen (Hannover/Braunschweig), Festival d’Avignon, Zürcher Theater Spektakel, and Kaserne Basel.

A House on Fire co-production with the support of the Cultural Program of the European Union.

Supported by the Hauptstadtkulturfonds (Berlin) and Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia.


Concept & Script/Director:: Stefan Kaegi / Dramaturgy: : Juliane Männel, Aljoscha Begrich / Production Management:: Juliane Männel, Lena Mody


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Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin

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