Staged Reading

1 yottabyte leben

By Olivia Wenzel (Germany)
Staged Reading

  • 1h, no interval
  • In German

Past Dates

TUE 8 May 2018, 17:00, Rehearsal Stage
Artist talk with Olivia Wenzel and Old Masters

SUN 13 May 2018, 11:00, Haus der Berliner Festspiele
Concepts of “Blackness” in Music – workshop with Olivia Wenzel

Stranded in a hotel room, Glamsquad Angie is swept into the online vortex of those surpluses of meaning that occur in the seemingly random juxtaposition of various text and image contents of the Internet’s communication fields. In dialogues with trolls and the drowned, real celebrities and false friends, the absurdities of digital interaction come to a head. Glamsquad’s marginalised perspective and her genuine questions reveal just how social hierarchies and mechanisms of exclusion perpetuate themselves according to the logics of augmentation inherent in the digital realms’ economics of attention. In dense expanses of text, not unlike screenshots, stereotypical attributions intrude on her, leave her sleepless and carry through to her offline experience.
Joy Kristin Kalu

Scenic Arrangement Nora Schlocker
Dramaturgy Christina Zintl
Music houaïda
Cast Christoph Franken, Lisa Hrdina, Cynthia Micas, Kathleen Morgeneyer, Falilou Seck