Meg Stuart / Damaged Goods & EIRA



80 mins.

A palm tree, a hut, a swan, all made from cardboard, dissolve in the rain, robbing the performer Francisco Camacho of shelter, leaving him in the dirt. Composed in 2007, Meg Stuart has created a parable of the human existence. After the work was first shown in HAU2 at Tanz im August seven years ago, it has lost none of its topicality. Hope still lives in the downfall.


Choreography: Meg Stuart / Created with & performed by: Francisco Camacho, Kotomi Nishiwaki, Abraham Hurtado / Music: Hahn Rowe / Dramaturgy: Van den Eynde, Bart / Scenography: Doris Dziersk / Costume: Jean-Paul Lespagnard / Light concept: Jan Maertens / Assistance choreography: Abraham Hurtado / Assistance set design: Ania Pas / Production management: Tanja Thomsen / Technical coordination: Tom De Langhe / Light technician: Tom Bruwier / Rain & stage: Kay Hupka / Tour management: Delphine Vincent / Thanks to: Sonya Cipriano, Christine Clauser, Sarah Corijnen, Ierê Ferreira, Françoise Hottois, Anne Kleiner, André Lepecki, Britta Mayer, Ania Pas, Christine Peterges, Eddy Present / Costume (HAU): Aleix Llussà Lòpez


  • Past
    Thu 9.2.2023, 19:00 / HAU2
    Fri 10.2.2023, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sat 11.2.2023, 19:00 / HAU2

11.2.: Haptic Access Tour (18:00) and German audio description (19:00), please register via


Production: Damaged Goods & EIRA. Co-production: Kunstencentrum VIERNULVIER, Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, PACT Zollverein, Centro Cultural de Belém, Théâtre de la Bastille, Festival d'Automne. Meg Stuart & Damaged Goods are supported by the Flemish Authorities and the Flemish Community Commission. EIRA is supported by the Directorate General for the Arts – Portuguese State Department of Culture / Presidency of the Council of Ministers.


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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