Theatre of the Anthropocene and Volksbühne Berlin join forces to celebrate the resurrection of tragedy under the threats of the Anthropocene. Inspired by Sophocles’ Oedipus, the production presents a 360-degree livestream theatre experiment at the intersection of art and science.
In the interdisciplinary dialogue series, scientists and artists from Germany and China enter into an exchange about central questions of the Anthropocene. The focus lies on the element of water, which is both the subject of ecological and philosophical discussions as well as the theme of artistic works.
What do dinosaurs, the Lausitz and US tobacco advertising have in common? The musical lecture performance explores the connection between aesthetics and ecology, creating a bridge not only from the Mesozoic to the present day, but also from the local to the global.
4.12.2020 (postponed to October 2021)
The scenic and musical reading leads to a journey into the forests of the primeval times, the present and the future.