TheFarSide

"The far Side" presents ironic and political myths, faithful to the absurdity of existence. The mosaic of live performances, electronic soundscapes and digital media creates a sensory experience, a place of encounter, emphasising the metamorphosis of bodies. A triptych of performance installations on futuristic cabinets of curiosities.

Episode 1: Instant Gallery Soup
Episode 2: Chang'e Spaceological Exhibition
Episode 3: Mont Olympus Golf Club

*"The company develops its research in an unconventional, iconoclastic and experimental way around surprising themes. In The Far Side, everything mixes together, from the scenography and costumes of bric-a-brac, astronauts and Chinese tales, a miniature golf course with a "Mummenschanz" revival or a christic figure embracing the world with a big "Hello World". The team's creativity seems limitless, unbridled and constitutes an artistic universe in itself very singular."* - Guillaume Guilherme, dance mediator & host at the Tanzhaus Zürich, jury member for the June Johnson Dance prize 2019

With Maria Demandt, Fhunyue Gao, Vittorio Bertolli, Peter Cripps Clark and Idris Boukhalfa
Concept, staging and installation: Marion Zurbach in collaboration with the performers
Artistic assistant: Vittorio Bertolli
Scenography: Matteo Taramelli
Sound: Marion Zurbach, Fhunyue Gao
Oeil extérieur: Mathias Bremgartner IT Expert: Martin Obrist HELLO WORLD creation: Leolie Greet and Linus Baumeler
Management: Martina Langmann
Diffusion: Florence Francisco & Gabrielle Baille, Les productions de la Seine

Premiere(s): 8, 15, 22 may 2019, Cabane B Bumplitz
Duration: 1 hour 30' Spoken language: English
Thanks to: Cabane B Bumplitz, Heubühne Bienzguet Bümpliz, Olmo Bern, Alexandre Vincente Rui

With the support of SWISSLOS Kultur Kanton Bern, Kultur Stadt Bern, PRAIRIE Migros-Kulturprozent, MGB Kulturprozent, Stanley Thomas Johnson Stiftung, Genossenschaft Migros Aare, Burgergemeinde Bern, SIS, Parrotia Stiftung, Diadora, Asicstiger

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