Beware! Low Concrete Mushrooms 2014
A post-apocalyptic radio station broadcasts a show by the name of “Beware! Low concrete mushrooms!”
With his steady voice, the show’s host leads us in blocked roads, between barricades of concrete mushrooms. He is accompanied by a choir of people. Each with his or her bagful of identity. Together they are trying to produce a radio program, to send a message to a world which perhaps no longer exists. The program is slowly formed by disassemble and reassemble forms, contents and some identity scraps that still attached to them. Fragments of the past and fractions of information, as it was a part of their bodies, a proof to the old world. It’s an attempt to construct something new into the same contour, the same form, promised, remembered form, a form from another moment in another time.
Premiere: 31.10.14, Mahsan 2, Tel Aviv | Dancers and partners to creation: Merav Dagan, Stav Marin, Takanori Kawaharda, Omer Uziel, Miki Marin, Yoav Yeffet | Choreography and scenography: Or Marin | Dramaturgy: Oran Nahum | Sound design: Sharon Shama and Oran Nahum | Texts by: Yonatan Kunda, Neta Weiner, Deepak Chopra, Wislawa Szymborska, Aaron Zeitlin, Naomi Shemer, Amos Ettinger and Taha Muhammad Ali | Voice and text: Neta Weiner | Light design: Uri Rubinstein | Rehearsal and Performance management: Michal Ben Bassat | Stage design assistant: Ruth Damari
The piece was made possible thanks to the support of the Israeli Ministry of culture, The Choreographers Association and Hapais Cultural and Art Council.