Programme

STO Union & Carte Blanche

P.O.R.N. (Portrait of Restless Narcissism)

Part of the festival “Spy on Me #2”

Theatre

English / ca. 60 Min.

As the natural world burns, many retreat to digital landscapes. Nadia Ross (STO Union) and Christian Lapointe (Carte Blanche) created a searing portrait of the objectification of our contemporary relationships. The production uses the digital tools available online to create a live split-screen, behind which two isolated protagonists sit like VJs at their stations, running the show. Through instant messages, images, texts, emoticons, videos and music they meet online, interact, then hook up. In an intricate interplay of reality and fiction, the pair reach porn’s dead end in isolation.

Cast

Concept, text, direction and performance: Nadia Ross, Christian Lapointe / Assistant direction and stage management: Emanuelle Kirouac / Lighting design: Steve Lucas / Set design: Geneviève Lizotte / Videography: Lionel Arnould / Technical direction: Mickaël Tétrault-Ménard / Sound and technical direction (on tour): Gabriel Filiatrault / Technical direction (workshop one): Mathieu Thébaudeau / Production management: Émilie Martel / Assistance Production: Robert Scott / Photography and video: David Irvine / Producer, agent and company management (STO Union): Shauna Kadyschuk / Company management (Carte blanche): Isabelle Tougne

Dates

  • Past
    Cancelled
    Thu 19.3.2020, 20:30 / HAU1
    Cancelled
    Fri 20.3.2020, 20:00 / HAU1
    Cancelled
    Sat 21.3.2020, 19:00 / HAU1

Further Information

    Notes:

    The performance is not suitable for an audience under 18 years.

    After the performance on 20 March: Artist Talk with Tobi Müller

    #Spy on Me #2 

    Credits

    Production: STO Union & Carte Blanche. Co-production: HAU Hebbel um Ufer, Festival TransAmériques (Montréal), Theater der Welt 2020 (Düsseldorf), BIT Teatergarasjen (Bergen). Supported by: Canada Council for the Arts, the Government of Canada, National Arts Centre’s National Creation Fund Canada. The project is part of the cultural programme of Canada being Guest of Honour at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair.

    Location

    HAU1
    Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin

    There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. Access to the Parkett by means of a separate entrance with lift when necessary. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Advance notification advised.

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