Digital Landscape Theater

This Project will be realised in cooperation with "Phronesis Diskurswerkstatt“.

Digital Landscape Theatre is the creation of a new room for exchanges. We are planning to develop a structure that on a long term enables international theatre and video productions to be realised outside the big cities; to say it like that, „from bar to barn into the world“. Taking Anton Chekhov’s „Cherry Orchard" as an example, teams will work on locations in Sineu/Balearic Islands and Schönhagen/Prignitz and combine their results. The „Cherry Orchard“, broaching the issues of declining agriculture, the decrease of the value of the produce, and „tourism“ as the only alternative, is a red-hot topic in rural areas. Digital nomads, work-away approach and a new aestheticization of the countryside without agriculture aggravate this degradation of rural areas and the work done there. Corona has increased the fight from the cities into the "rural". International cooperations and related exchange require new structures of production to keep functioning Creative processes must take place via using common digital tools. And real areas in particular offer themselves for these purposes - production may take place on-site in local teams, and linking up is done through video and film clips, that are exchanged digitally. New forms of art as a mixture of live-performances, videos and soundfiles, with the possibility of interaction with any place in the world, all of a sudden make the countryside more attractive than the big city. Digital Landscape Theatre contributes to this.

The project will be sponsored through the programme „Global Village Ventures“ of the Darstellende e. V. Kunst funds.

Created by

Projectmanagement and artistic direction

Inka Thunecke and Katja Lebelt

Video

Lukas Thiele and Santiago Stankovic

Actors

Cornelia Heyse, Fabian Ohel and Marc de Pablo

Assistent

Charlotte Heyse

With the support of Fanny Staffa and Jannek Petri !

Reactions

Potsdam - Ein „Kirschgarten“ des 21. Jahrhunderts, wie sähe der aus? Vielleicht so: Da sucht eine Gruppe Kunstbegeisterter einen Ort für sich und ihre Ideen. Findet ihn in einer Scheune auf dem flachen Land, umgeben von einem herrlichen Obstgarten. In Brandenburg, dem Land der „Baumblüte“, wo sonst. Man träumt sich Theaterabende her, Publikum, Austausch. Nur fehlt das Geld. Jemand kennt jemanden mit Geld in Mallorca. Gute Anlage, sagt der. Wenn man da Ferienwohnungen hinbaut. Nur müssen dafür die Bäume weg. Am Ende macht ein Investor zwischen märkischen Bäumen Luftsprünge.

„Digital Landscape Theatre“ erzählt diese Geschichte – eine Verbeugung vor Tschechow, aber kein Theaterstück. Sondern eine 2020 entstandene Filmproduktion des teatre Blau. Zu sehen war das im Rahmen der 15. Langen Nacht der Freien Theater.


Video

Digital Landscape Theatre – Trailer


Photos – Sineu

by Santiago Stankovic

Photos – Schönhagen

by Charlotte Heysen


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