FFT Juta duration: ca. 75 Min. // language: german19€/11€ erm.
We all once lived in another time. Everything was new, incessantly revealing and transforming itself. Humans were not necessarily just humans. – Animals, too, were not categorically animals. They could be one thing and also something else. All creatures, visible or invisible, ghastly shadows, lights, absurdities, carboard boxes or pencil sketches on the wall, bathed in the same transmutational river. A child’s play.
subbotnik dive into the highly transformational childhood universe. While their last play “Denn jeder sucht ein All zu sein” (“For they all desire to be universal”) dealt with life’s twilight years, with parting and grief, they have now dedicated themselves to life’s beginnings, accompanied by a lot of music and poetry. But how do you tell stories from a time you can barely remember as an adult? The gifted narrators around Oleg Zhukov, Martin Kloepfer and Kornelius Heidebrecht explore worlds between bonding and liberation, security and fears. Who or what one is or becomes dissolves, disperses and turns to sludge. Webs and memories will be turned into masks, live on stage, and they can be worn on the head as paper mâché masks. While playing with grown-up perspectives and fantastic worlds of recollection, norms meet nonsense. The stage space as a creation tool shed lingering between emergence and dissolution. Music, games, objects, material, stories entwine one another, into each other, and behold: It shakes! It shivers! It moves! Bring your children! This will not be without its consequences…