Laila Soliman & Stacy Hardy, Nancy Mounir, Neo Muyanga

Museum of Lungs


English / With German surtitles / approx. 60 min.

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“Museum of Lungs” is based on the personal story of the South African writer and performer Stacy Hardy: For eight years she suffered with an undiagnosed condition until doctors determined that she had tuberculosis. Under the direction of Laila Soliman from Cairo, Hardy tells her story in the socio-historical context of South Africa. She thematises the body with respect to race, gender and the systematic violence of the healthcare and political systems. A central element is the live music by the musicians Neo Muyanga and Nancy Mounir, as is a doppelgänger puppet of Stacy Hardy. 


Text & performance: Stacy Hardy / Composition & live music: Nancy Mounir, Neo Muyanga / Direction: Laila Soliman / Scenography & costumes: Moira Gilliéron / Puppet: Marius Kob / Art Work: Bassem Yousry / Light design: Mirjam Berger / Technical direction: Thomas Kohler, Mirjam Berger / Production & touring: Franziska Schmidt, produktionsDOCK / German translation surtitles: Anne Simmering


  • Past
    Thu 6.6.2019, 19:00 / HAU3
    Fri 7.6.2019, 19:00 / HAU3
    Sat 8.6.2019, 19:00 / HAU3

After the performance on 6 June: Artist Talk with Leila Haghighat


Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, FFT Düsseldorf, Kaaitheater (Brussels), Kaserne (Basel). Supported by Fachausschuss Tanz & Theater BS/BL, Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia and the Goethe-Institut South Africa and the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

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