THAT WHAT REMAINS
Performance at Haus Steiermark, Bruxelles, on December 1, 2016.
Based on protocols, drawn and written at 3 theatre plays by “zweite liga für kunst und kultur” (description below).
Triple projection and spoken text, performed by Iris Kasper, Elli Saubach and Edda Strobl.
PROTOKOLLE PRODUZIEREN – PRODUCING PROTOCOLS
Drawing during three theatre plays by “zweite liga of kunst und kultur“
In 2012, I was invited to draw at a three-days-staging/happening “Tagung der Kommune” (something like “Conference of the Commune”), in the function of a recorder of events. The happening was about writing a play in the moment of acting, which meant discussing the ideals of a community, political action and “the true (right) life in the wrong film” – and recording this. Every participant, every visitor and passer-by was instantly part of the play. It took place at Forum Stadtpark, Graz.
In summer 2013, I recorded by drawing all of the performances of the play “chronik der vorbeilaufenden ereignisse” (chronicle of events passing by). On the one hand, the setting was on a street, the Annenstrasse in Graz, on the other hand in a store, where the audience sat and a second layer of the play happened. Aspects of “passing by”, literally and in the sense of extinction, was the essence of the play.
In autumn 2013, the play “der druckauftrag” (the print job) was performed at the Volkshaus, Graz. It was about the difficulties of an office staff writing an e-mail together with the concern “It is over” and with the content of closing down the office. Topics like refusal and self-empowerment were treated.
A dance-performance by Veza Maria Fernandez Ramos und Christina Maria Lederhaas (Sámaheydi Sisters), shown at the Kunsthaus Graz in January 2016.
Costumes by Karin Heide and Edda Strobl.
Fotos of the performance by Gudrun Becker
Fotos at Schrottwolf
by Clemens Nestroy
“The village with the most beautiful flowers”, an installation for the exhibition “Topping out ceremony” at “Schaumbad – freies Atelierhaus Graz”, 2014.
At a certain time while building studio rooms into the big hall at Schaumbad¹, the construction looked like a street in a village.
In rural areas of Austria, a competition – which village is most beautifully decorated with flowers – is fought in summertime. This custom was the triggering point …
The installation consisted of 80 cm long cases full of flowers arranged along the corridor, measuring the 40 m exit path to the new emergency door. The perspective decrease in size made the length of 40m imaginable.
¹ here you find a foto how the hall looked when it was empty.
“All my Animals” was an installation in the exhibition “Am Südrand” (At The Southern Edge), Schaumbad – freies Atelierhaus for steirischer herbst, 2014.
The Schaumbad is located in the industrial area of southern Graz, the exhibition was about reasearching the area.
The installation ” All my Animals” was about wildlife in the exhibition space (a 1100m2 huge hall where a bottling plant once was situated). With the help of sausages and sensor cameras the nightlife of mice could be depicted.
FAMILY SUMPFHAHN GOES TO SLEEP
November 2009, Berlin, Kolonie Wedding, Galerie Sumpfhahn.
I did the last show in the gallery before Michael and Karin Pinter-Koschell had to close down the place.
This in-situ piece of work is dedicated to them.
Visitors play, photos by Karin Pinter-Koschell.
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