Núria Guiu

Spiritual Boyfriends

Part of “Spirits, Jinns & Avatars”


English / 55 mins.

One person rolls up yoga mats in a grid. In the background are images of people from pop culture with iconic folded hands.
A person crouching lets a remote-controlled quadro-copter fly.

A solo performance which revolves around yoga as a new form of self-discipline and biopower. Núria Guiu ironically approaches the practice through a visual iconography that creates a bridge between the Indian masters of the late 19th century, contemporary YouTubers, and the Holi festivals. Spirituality becomes flesh and the immaterial is replaced by the virtual; the internet as a new deity which observes from above.


Direction, performance: Núria Guiu / Artistic advice: Esther Freixa, Sónia Gómez / Dramaturgical advice: Lluc Ubach / Stage design: Lola Belles / Photo, video: Alice Brazzit / Lighting design: Joana Serra / Technical assistance: Sergio Roca / Production: Ariadna Miquel / Thanks to: Claudia Mirambell, Alicia Kopf, Telemanrec, Carles Decors, Claudia Brufau, Søren Evinson / Stage manager (HAU): Andrea Schöneich / Stage (HAU): Mohammad Naseri, Christoph Ritschel, Sujin Choi / Lighting (HAU): Boris Meier, Louis Rixner, Yvonne Reittinger / Sound (HAU): Janis Klinkhammer, Yvonne Reittinger

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  • Past
    Fri 3.3.2023, 20:30 / HAU3
    Sat 4.3.2023, 19:00 / HAU3

After the performance on 4.3.: Talk with Núria Guiu and Steph Holl-Trieu


Co-production: Festival Grec de Barcelona, La Briqueterie CDCN du Val-de-Marne. Supported by: Sala Hiroshima, La Caldera Les Corts, Graner de Barcelona, Cra’p.


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