Shooting stars and comets
A group performance in public space as part of the spleen*trieb festival. With local performers and their movements as individuals and groups. Movements that are random on the one hand and follow clear rules on the other.
#group dynamics #score #closeness #distance #individual #copy #silence #music #public space #swarm #improvisation #concentration
About Shooting stars and comets
Group performance by Ursula Graber
When the organism of every living being makes itself independent, playful and courageous, then it happens: magic sets in - something inexplicable, wonderful, amazing. Beyond any logic and yet following a secret order. Small particles of a large whole hiss and slither, luminous and mysterious, following the laws of this game, and the mighty mass takes over the dynamic-steering tiller.
As part of the festival spleen*trieb 2020.
Concept, Choreography: Ursula Graber
Performance: Alex Binder, Michaela Hofer, Leo Rögner, Eva Scheibelhofer-Schroll, Michael Söllinger, Birgit Stummer, Erni Willrich, Ursula Graber
Outside eye: Veza Fernández
Video Editing: Berta Monsó Purtí
Cameraman: henx film production
spleen festival Graz, spleen*trieb festival, Shopping Nord Graz, henx film production, das andere Theater, Graz
“A look at a sky full of stars. Why do we do what we do? What happens without a reason, what processes in our life follow unknown laws? Shooting Stars and Comets challenges how we think about chance and rules.” (Valentin Bayer, Journalist) –>whole article (in german) here
“By observing unvarnished and undecorated movement in public space, it is possible to get in touch with oneself.” (Mona May, artist, author, director) –>whole article (in german) here
This is one of many performances that you can find here