udience Award – 12. Internationale Straßentheater Festival 2013 in Holzminden
Award Street Theatre – Freiburger Leiter 2014
Kultursekretariat NRW Kulturförderung 2014
SPECIAL AWARD – Haifa Theater, Israel 2016
Installation theatre supported by the poetry of images.
A poetic performance about loneliness in old age.
For lack of time, in the name of progress and of the rapid evolution of society, the elderly are being forgotten, sometimes even abandoned by friends and family.
Gone are their successes, their conquests, their dedication to work over the years and they are simply ALONE.
They wandering through the city waiting for a change, for something to happen or just for time to pass by.
Alone. At a bench. In the emptiness of a day…
Thus was born “SÓMENTE”…
- : 2
- : Streets Poets
TECHNIQUE: Duration of the performance – 30 minutes Public – ca. 300 people Space for performance – ca. 8 x 8 metres (minimum) The public may be sitting on benches Bench – 5m length / 3,5m height / 1,5m width (Disassembled in peaces of 1,5m for transportation) The bench’s exhibition and safety as a visual installation is of full responsibility of the Festival. Assembly – 2 hour (beginning the latest 3 hours before the piece begins) Dismonting – 1 hour Location accessible to a van.
TECHNICAL RIDER Power supply for laptop 2 PA with stereo Input (cinch or jack) Soundcheck: Two hours before the piece.
- : 220 Volt
- : Square
- : All Ages
- : 8 mt (lenght) x 8 mt (width) x 8 mt (height)
- : Show duration 27 min; Setting up 2 min; Dismantling 1 min
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