Narrative Space, 1-on-1 theatrical installation
Text and Dramaturgy
The fictional real-estate developer WELCOME HOME GROUP opens its showroom – a smart tiny-home that can be fully inhabited in a trial version of 30 minutes. There’s no need to waste time adapting or settling-in. This small home makes its owner comfortable right away!
In friendly coexistence with the in-house Artificial Intelligence and an Augmented Reality roommate, the personal comfort zone transforms into a meeting place that offers genuine togetherness and stimulation without strain. The novel togetherness is made to counteract and even prevent all consequences of every-day social distancing. The futuristic home with its intelligent voice operating system serves as a new best friend that also teaches optimal healthy- living in digital realms: Feelings on demand!
You breathe in trust and exhale doubt,
There are no coincidences.
You’re wired for struggle,
it’s where you begin to learn
You are not pushed by your problems,
you are led by your dreams.
Together we shall influence reality.
We’ll have a look at our programmed souls,
and I invite you to forget who you are.“
Direction / Text / Stage / Video: Theresa Reiwer
Text / Dramaturgy: Miriam Schmidtke
Tech Direction / Lighting: David Egger
Video Collaboration: Carlos A. Serrano, Tiziano Mirabella and Magnificent Matter
AR Realization: Bitteschoen.tv
Music / Sound Design: Kenji Tanaka
Voice Over: Kaya Anouk Zakrzewska
Head of Construction: Julius Single
Assistance Construction: José Alarcón
Graphic Design: Studio Sara Cristina Moser
stage Assistance: Srapatsorn Sukkaset
Support: Jens Hugel, Birke Schings, Anna Schröder, Jules Feitsma Production Management: Miriam Schmidtke
English Translation: Robin Kulisch
Photos: Anna Tiessen, Sara Cristina Moser, Theresa Reiwer
Supported by Fonds Darstellende Künste with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media as well as Holzmarkt 25 Foundation, the Department of Art and History Reinickendorf as part of the Decentralized Cultural Work and Hans and Charlotte Krull Foundation. In cooperation with Ballhaus Ost, Holzmarkt, Monopol Berlin and RAW Ost.
Premiere – 13 August 2021, Holzmarkt Berlin/Ballhaus Ost
Invited to the PAF – Performing Arts Festival Berlin, 25-28 September 2022
Continuation in English language at RAW Ost, 11-17 November 2022