at the table, 1998

interdisciplinary performance in collaboration with Mapa Teatro artistic laboratory
duration 60’

National Creation Grant, Ministry of Culture, Colombia, 1997
Desafueros creation grant IDCT, Bogota, Colombia, 1998

 

In this performance, based on the text Elektra by German playwright Heiner Müller, the spectators are invited to a “work of art-dinner” consisting of: invitation, table setting, appetizer, entrée and dessert. The irrational and violent essence of Elektra is set to a refine dinner reflecting upon the human duality of “nature-instinct” vs. “refinement-culture”.

The musical composition contains electronic and real time manipulated sounds.

 

Special thanks: Luis Fernando Henao, technical assistance.