Art stations fundation - by Grażyna Kulczyk


14.01.2008
19:00
Studio Słodownia +3
Teatr Bretoncaffe Lizard's Manifesto performance

script-writer and director 
Sławomir Krawczyński

music
Dominik Strycharski, Jakub Rutkowski

choreography 
Anita Wach

performers 
Anita Wach, Dominik Strycharski, Jakub Rutkowski

costumes 
Marta Rowińska

set design 
Lech Rowiński

video 
Lech Rowiński, Sławomir Krawczyński

production 
Stowarzyszenie Scena 96, Teatr Wytwórnia

A surrealistic fairy-tale... A philosophical story about seaking the truth. A modern spectacle engaging a female dancer, a drummer and a vocalist. Lizard's Manifesto is a perverse question about the nature of a great scientific myth of our times and about its sonority for our perception of the world. How does it influence our sense of meaning and freedom?

Lizard's Manifesto is, in its essence, a manifesto of imagination and dreams in a world chocked by rational schemes.

The spectacle is also an artistic manifsto. It exceeds conventional definitions. It takes advantage of pastish. However, it does not just stop there. It poses questions about the very convention of pastish, it undermines it and evokes mystery. As a composition, it contains theatre, dance, a musical concert, as well as a video instalation. The genre boundaries are blured. The language of the spectacle is a constant confrontation of two, separate worlds, which create a peculiar inter-genre form. However, the formula of the performance remains uncovered till the very end. Three performers create a fantastic world and full of irony as well as auto-irony message, with the help minimalistic staging. No particular quality is a dominant one: absurd confronts mystery and a rock performance transforms into a riddle.

Realized with the financial help of the capital city of Warsaw and the city of Bytom