Online Projects in the Performing Arts

Swiss artists invite you into the digital world and enable new experiences of listening, watching, and interacting with performing arts.

Gilles Jobin «Dance Trail»
Dancing as an avatar, dancing with avatars – as a giant on the streets or as Tom Thumb on the palm of someone’s hand – Gilles Jobin’s app «Dance Trail» offers experiences in an expanded reality. The Swiss dancer and choreographer, winner of international awards for earlier virtual reality productions, created «Dance Trail» for the Sundance 2020 film festival. The production is available from App store free of charge.

Simon Senn «Be Arielle F»
In this digital conference, Simon Senn demonstrates how the virtual world and the real world are not always in opposition, revealing the unexpected entanglements between technology, representation, gender, and law. New online version (live stream) based on the show from 2019, available with subtitles in several languages. More information about the project:

Mats Staub «Death & Birth in my life»
The project invites the audience to listen on a series of intimate conversations about the most moving and challenging experiences in life. This latest long-term project by Mats Staub asks about existential experiences. It approaches universal themes through individual experiences and in relation to local contexts. New online version based on the video installation since 2019, with subtitles in different languages. For more information:

Cie Viande Hachée des Grisons / Laetitia Dosch «Les arbres vous parlent»
Laetitia Dosch, who has been working on the vegetal world for some time, brings together a team of five artists and scientists, within the framework of Imaginings of Possible Futures to espouse the voice of trees. The play at the crossroads of science and theatre is taking place on Zoom. Supported by Close Distance. More information:

Antje Schupp & Gregor Brändli «Revue 2020»
The «Revue 2020» reflects on the link and contrasts between the 1920’s and the year 2020 in an artistic experiment mixing film, musical theater, choir piece, and drama. A filmic essay in 7 chapters realized in the frame of the Zurich Festspiele 2020 and coproduced by Opernhaus Zurich and Schauspielhaus Zurich. German language with English subtitles. More information about the project and all videos:

Bastien Genoux / Nicole Seiler «Trixie»
«Trixie» is a follow-up to the documentary performance «The Wanderers Peace» by Nicole Seiler. The portrait shows a fascinating life alongside the great icons of dance by marking the memories and the history of dance. Evolving in the German art scene, Trixie sketches her incredible career by addressing the intimate question of her relationship with the aging body. More information:

vorschlag : hammer «Twin Speaks – The telegram crimes / The Messenger»
An interactive theatre-session adapting a crime story à la Twin Peaks. Action takes place via the messenger Telegram containing pre-recorded and live videos, interactive participation of the audience, chats, googlemap tracing and other features. More information about the project:

Boris Nikitin «Attempt on dying»
One year after the death of his father, Boris Nikitin begins to write the story of his Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) disease. The disease made short work of destroying his father, a year from diagnosis to death. His father broached the idea of considering assisted suicide. Nikitin combines the story of this outing with the story of his own coming-out as a gay man 20 years ago. More information about the project:

Lorena Dozio «Audiodanses»
A new form of dance mediation via a choreographic sound installation. Imagination of dance through listening and imagining, in 4 episodes of 15 minutes each featuring audio narratives around dance.
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