30 Sep 2019 | 21 Uhr & 01 Okt 2019 | 20 Uhr
PRAGUE CROSSROADS 2019 - FESTIVAL || New Stage of the National Theatre
Taking off from Madame Bomba: The TNT project, “Happy New Fear”, a multi media performance that blends elements of experimental music, sound art, visual projections and live radio drama as it follows Madame Bomba and her search for her lover in the city, a stranger who exists in the collective consciousness and of whom everyone is afraid of. Using audiovisual material sourced directly from Beirut, Najdi maps out Bomba’s walks, her negotiation of her own fear of walking as a breathing bomb. The work aims to explore the feeling of being alone, inadequate, and to confront the illusion of having control over one’s fear. The story reflects how violence is not only direct, explosive and spectacular, but structural, gradual and anonymous, targeting everyone.
Together with musician Kathy Alberici (of Drum Eyes fame) and visual artist Ana Nieves Moya, Najdi aims to explore the environment of emotions, their multiplicity, their uncertainty, and the contradictory nature of their temporality.
Created by Rima Najdi
Visuals by Ana Nieves Moya
Music by Kathy Alberici
Learn more: https://rimanajdi.com/Happy-New-Fear
Fotos:  Maria Kassab | [ 2, 3, 4, 5 ] Stefanie Kulisch
Eintritt ab 190,00 Kč
Tickets online here
New Stage of the National Theatre | Národní 4 | Praha 1
Mit freundlicher Unterstützung durch das Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte