You Are Out There

The Goethe-Institut in Estonia presents: You Are Out There

bydoublelucky productions & Idella Craddock

The internet has long become the place where people first meet us. Our personal websites, Facebook pages, Twitter handles introduce us to the world. And we eagerly add new digital profiles, user ID's and avatars of all sorts on a daily basis. Our doubles are out there – and they are alive.

YOU ARE OUT THERE tells a classical doppelgänger story as multimedia data theatre. The Berlin based performance group juggles our digital and administrative doubles in real time, mixes the history of identification with cheap magic, shows how identities become fluid, and get out of hand. 

Birth certificates, driver’s licenses, passports, visas, work permits and biometric photos: in the databases of government offices, our doubles take on separate lives. At the same time, corporations exploit them for their own purposes. While our ubiquitous self-portraits on social media are used by state security systems and private companies, these actors are gaining more and more control over our physical existence. Doubles are turning into doppelgängers, pursuing their own agenda, turning against us. And just like in any good doppelgänger story, we keep feeding them with our dreams and traumas, unaware that we are making them stronger with every move.

With experimental IT technology and the help of a sleazy magician, YOU ARE OUT THERE explores the scope of identity manipulation. Turning the audience into accomplices of a multimedia ghost story.                                                                                                                                      

Concept, text, performance, direction: Chris Kondek, Christiane Kühl
Concept, text, performance, IT: Idella Craddock 
Composition, music: Hannes Strobl
Stage design, costume design: Sonja Füsti
Additional IT: Felix Marthaler
Video design: Phillip Hohenwarter, Victor Morales, Ruth Stofer 
Lighting design & technical director: Marc Zeuske 
Additional research and dramaturgy: Maria Rößler. 

Thanks to Priska Herger 

A production by Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurtand doublelucky productions. Co-produced by Münchner KammerspieleSchauspiel Leipzigand Gessnerallee Zurichwithin the framework of the Frankfurter Positionen festival2017. Supported within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and the Federal Agency for Civic Education.

Performance in English. Duration 75 minutes. 
Please bring a foto ID.

The performance is part of the interdisciplinary symposium "Unboxing e-Realities: Agency, Citizenship, Responsibility in the Digital Age" , taking place at Vaba Lava on September 27th/28th, 2019.

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The Goethe-Institut in Estonia presents: You Are Out There

bydoublelucky productions & Idella Craddock

The internet has long become the place where people first meet us. Our personal websites, Facebook

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Põhja-Tallinna linnaosa, Vaba Lava Tallinna teatrikeskus

You Are Out There

27.09.2019, 19:30 - 23:59

Price from: 5 €
Max price: 10 €
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