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Kat Válastur / HAU

Les Abbesses

Jan 14Jan 16, 2019

10 à 26€



A landscape “led by oil”, an adventure game called “OILinity”. But what kind of game are they exactly playing? The three slow speed, almost robotic characters might be three virtual reality avatars or some explorers digging for oil, or even soldiers lost in the desert. An invisible energy exercises its power on them while three mysterious objects, covered by black cloths, irresistibly attract them to immediately reject them. “OILinity” draws the emotional condition of a society controlled by oil, says Kat Valastur, Greek choreographer who chose Berlin as her home port. But it is a journey to Bakou, - an oil industry center - that inspired this mysterious trio on the edge of visual arts, undoubtedly loaded with irony.

Thomas Hahn

Country Grèce

concept and choreography Kat Válastur / HAU

Dramaturgy Thomas Schaupp Lighting Design and Technical Direction Martin Beeretz Sculptures & sound Filippos Kavakas set design Laila Rosato Costumes Lydia Sonderegger with Nitsan Margaliot, Enrico Ticconi & Kat Válastur
Production management (Tour) HAU Artist Office / Sabine Seifert Touring & Distribution HAU Artist Office / Nicole Schuchardt

Kat Válastur has been discovered during Chantiers d’Europe 2015.