Philippe Quesne

The Parade of the Moles

Part of the Festival “The Mole Keeps on Digging. Animals / Politics / Performance”


ca. 60 min.

START: 4pm, Am Lustgarten 1, 10178 Berlin

Moles, keeping out of sight from humans, are simultaneously present and not-present through their holes and mounds. At the start of “The Mole Keeps on Digging. Animals / Politics / Performance” a horde of gigantic tunnel diggers leave their familiar biotope, making its way through the city in processions in “The Parade of the Moles”. Personifying a secretive world, the nearly blind animals, brought to Berlin by Philippe Quesne, take over public space to reveal what humans cannot perceive. All Berliners are invited to follow along!


  • Past
    Wed 27.9.2017, 16:00 / Outdoor (start point: HAU2)


Production: Nanterre-Amandiers, Centre dramatique national with support of Fondation Hermès as part of the programme “New Settings”. Co-production: Steirischer Herbst (Graz), Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels), Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, La Filature – Scène nationale (Mulhouse), Künstlerhaus Mousonturm (Frankfurt a. M.), Théâtre National de Bordeaux Aquitaine, Kaaitheater (Brüssel), Centre d’art Le Parvis – Tarbes, NXTSTP – Cultural Programm of the EU.

With the kind support of Institut français as part of “Frankfurt auf Französisch – Frankreich Ehrengast der Frankfurter Buchmesse 2017”.

Supported within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

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Outdoor (start point: HAU2)
Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. (in Großbeerenstraße).

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