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. The rotating movements intermittently cause the tones to come together, to then diverge again. But while this orchestra may be completely devoid of humans, it does have human characteristics. There’s breathing, blowing, rehearsing and warming up.Ghost in the Shell is a set-up for three sousaphones that appear to be playing all by themselves. You hear compositions by Erik Satie, who is sometimes called the composer of revolutionary simplicity, and fragments from the Japanese animated film BRASS, an orchestra without musicians. BRASSWith his installations, theatre maker and visual artist Kris Verdonck explores what a world without humans would look like. Or, in the case of
Concept: Kris Verdonck Dramaturge: Kristof Van Baarle Technial coordination: Jan Van Gijsel Sound: Elise Boënnec Musician: Stijn Aertgeerts Production: A Two Dogs Company Coproductone: Kaaitheater (BE), Festival de Keuze (NL) With support from: de Vlaamse Overheid, Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie
Wanna know more about Kris Verdonck? Go to Machine Made Silence, a presentation on a book about Kris Verdonck's work. Including an interview with Kris Verdonck by dramaturge and researcher Kristof van Baarle. Free entrance.