Beschreibung:RAYS is an immersive experience, dedicated to the
latent nervousness that increasingly permeates our
existence. It strives to make visible what usually
evades our senses: Wi-Fi signals, the electromagnetic
fields of our smart phones, computers and power
Working as an antenna, Mirjam Sögner lends her
body to these immaterial waves that define the very
core of our contemporary existence.
Using no other device than her own organic
material, she attempts to receive, detect,
synchronize with and amplify these omnipresent
signals. She becomes vibration. Vibration becomes
body. Energy becomes solid. The line between
transmitter and receiver blurs. Will the body
Choreography and Performance by Mirjam Sögner (Austria/Germany)
Composition and Live Music by Jonathan Reiter (Germany),
Lighting and Stage Design by Eva G. Alonso (Spain),
Lighting Design Adapted by Martin Beeretz (Germany),
Movement Research Coaching by Angela Schubot (Germany),
Costume Design by Jana Wieland (Austria), Acting Coaching by Renae Shadler
(Australia) Coproduced by Imagetanz / brut Wien.
Funded by the Cultural Departement of Vienna and the Federal Chancellery of Austria.
Kindly supported by Tanzfabrik Berlin.
Photography by Kjartan Manvelyan