04.06.2008 | Dock11, Kastanienallee 79, 10435 Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg

Below the Surface

Wednesday, June 4, 2008 / 8.30 pm

Dock11, Kastanienallee 79, 10435 Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg, U2 Eberswalder Strasse, Tram M1/M12 Schwedter Strasse


The blindfolded performer washes white T-shirts in water, which colors them red. He hangs them to dry on clotheshorses. The dripping water colors the floor. There goes ten T-shirts on one clotheshorse. The performer fills many clotheshorses. After the performer has filled all the clotheshorses he turns on the lights, a bulb above each one. There will be a special sound prepared for this performance. It consists of lists of words collected since 2001: words of today’s world. Roi Vaara was born 1953 in Moss (NO). He is based in Helsinki (FI). This evening is presented by U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art and realized in cooperation with the 5th berlin biennial as part of the collaborative project Opening Hours.



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