Interactive Broadcast

19:15-20:15, Saturday 12th September 2020

Watch the broadcast below

 

Music: Catherine Kontz

Concept/Dialogue/Production: Roswitha Gerlitz

Concept/Legal Text: Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

Research Collaborator: Yolande Snaith

 

This will be a research and development sharing of The Manna Threshold.

 

The Manna Threshold plays with the notion of time: eternity, infinitude, and, most essentially, its absence. Set in 2270, the post anthropocentric era, where time is abolished and immortality for all humanity is enforced by law. Solar and lunar settings and seasonal variations are eroded. Movement and time are fully spatialised. Life is governed by a technosphere which provides for the maintenance of body and mind. Two beings in different stages of immortality negotiate their respective conditions. They converse in minimalist dialogue and clipped statements, discussing the nature of existence as they modify their physical condition.

 

The initial broadcast included a Q&A. In the spirit of The Manna Threshold’s abstract form, the creative team have written down a set of answers about the process. You will ask the questions. You might not get the answer you expect, but you will learn something about the world of The Manna Threshold. It was available for 28 days after the initial broadcast.

 

All ages (mostly adults)

 

Produced by Catherine Kontz/Roswitha Gerlitz

 

Venue: Interactive Broadcast 

 

 

 

 

Artist Blog: Covid related rehearsal experiences

 

If you would like to help Tête à Tête and the artists creating this show, take a look at this.

 

On the same day:

Music: Catherine Kontz

Audio mixing: Henri Växby

Concept/Dialogue/Production: Roswitha Gerlitz

Concept/Legal Text: Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

Research Collaborator: Yolande Snaith

Soprano: Sarah Parkin

Performer: Roswitha Gerlitz

Voice 2: Catherine Kontz

Video Editing: Helena Traill

 

Legal Text: extracts with permission from Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, ‘Ad Vitam Aeternam: a legal text that remains relevant’, in Peter Goodrich and Thanos Zartaloudis (eds), The Cabinet of Imaginary Laws (London: Routledge, 2020)