• Johan Simons: Elementarteilchen

    26.06.2005

    In Elementarteilchen, Johan Simons’ adaptation of the novel of the same title by Michel Houellebecq, the actors, five in all, mostly stand on a corrugated floor on an otherwise empty stage. Sometimes the actors walk around a bit, stumbling on the uneven floor. The piece consists of little more than this, but this “little more” touches precisely the right tone.

  • The City as Stage

    01.06.2005

    I am fascinated and excited by the emergence of new forms of movement art, which are not commonly regarded as dance, such as skateboarding and parkour.