Extinction Room (Hopeless.)
›Extinction Room (Hopeless.)‹, is a performative multi-channel sound installation that immerses visitors in the acoustic worlds of extinct and endangered bird species.
Throughout a soundscape of bird calls, cries and songs, developed in collaboration with composer AGF (aka Antye Greie), three performers recount the stories of these species. Scientific narratives of extinction interweave with myths. Folk songs and dances are brought to life. The emotional load – the sorrow – is intensified by the performers who lead us through these traumatic experiences of loss, and of losses yet to come.
In German and English language.
Concept and choreography:Sergiu Matis
Choreographic collaboration: Martin Hansen, Manon Parent
Performance: Martin Hansen, Sergiu Matis, Manon Parent
Sound installation and composition: AGF aka Antye Greie
Text: Philip Ingman, Sergiu Matis, Mila Pavićević
Species research: Philip Ingman
Dramaturgy: Mila Pavićević
Sound: Martin Lutz
Production management: 4Culture Association
Distribution: Danila–Freitag, Agentur für Performative Künste