Monster Truck / Theater Thikwa: Dschingis Khan. Eine musikalische Völkerschau

There is a moment in this show when the music gets very loud, and I don’t even know where the piece will go, and then Jonny Chambilla, one of the performers, suddenly shouts for a "catapult", and I think: Oh, wow, did they hide a catapult behind the large landscape backdrop? And a little later … Continue reading Monster Truck / Theater Thikwa: Dschingis Khan. Eine musikalische Völkerschau

Swoosh Lieu: Everything but Solo

Last week, in Dortmund, it was possible to see the performance Everything but Solo by the feminist artists' collective Swoosh Lieu again. They were invited to show their piece, which was developed in 2012, as an opener for this year’s edition of Favoriten Festival, or, FAV 20, in shorthand. (The festival is still on, and … Continue reading Swoosh Lieu: Everything but Solo

zaungäste: Trip of a Lifetime

One of the last shows that had its opening night in Frankfurt's (and Darmstadt's, and Offenbach's) Implantieren festival of 2020 was zaungäste's Trip of a Lifetime. zaungäste is the label held by Susanne Zaun and Marion Schneider, and translated, Zaungäste stands for uninvited guests (Gäste) watching what's happening from behind a fence (Zaun). Put like … Continue reading zaungäste: Trip of a Lifetime

ScriptedReality: Die Stadt mit der Zunge betreten

For Implantieren festival, the theater collective ScriptedReality had invited into saasfee*pavillon, an exhibition and event space in the center of Frankfurt. The large glass walls of the building open the view upon a small park that is connected to the green belt following the former city walls. Being in the building and looking outside, it … Continue reading ScriptedReality: Die Stadt mit der Zunge betreten