Markus Öhrn

Étant donnés


60 min

The Swedish director and video artist Markus Öhrn subjects “Étant donnés” to a radically new interpretation. Jan Fabre wrote the solo piece, based on an artwork by Marcel Duchamp, for his actress and muse Els Deceukelier. In his staging, which came about by invitation of the author, Öhrn thematizes the instrumentalization of the nude female body on stage. He puts the protagonist in the kind of “casting couch” situation that is prevalent in the porno industry.

suitable only for adults

Production: I SEE DARKNESS. Co-produktion: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Nordwind Platform & Festival, Théâtre de Gennevilliers Centre dramatique national de création contemporaine (Paris). Funded by the Hauptstadtkulturfonds. With the support of Goethe-Institut Paris, TINFO - Theatre Info Finland.


Texts:: Jan Fabre / Director:: Markus Öhrn / With:: Jakob Öhrman, Nadine Dubois, Markus Öhrn / Music:: Andreas Catjar / Costumes:: Pia Aleborg


  • Past
    Thu 11.4.2013, 20:00 / HAU3
    Fri 12.4.2013, 21:30 / HAU3
    Sat 13.4.2013, 21:30 / HAU3
    Sun 14.4.2013, 21:30 / HAU3


Tempelhofer Ufer 10, 10963 Berlin

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