Etant donnés is shown at HUA (Hebbel am Ufer) in Berlin.
HAU 3: Berlin Premiere 11th of April, 8 pm. Daily shows from 12th to 14th of April at 9.30 pm.
HAU 2: 8th of April, Open Talk – Precarious Bodies, with: Panaibra Gabriel Canda, Jan Fabre & Markus Öhrn
Texts: Jan Fabre
Director: Markus Öhrn
With: Jakob Öhrman, Nadine Dubois, Markus Öhrn
Music: Andreas Catjar
Costumes: Pia Aleborg
The Swedish director and video artist Markus Öhrn subjects “Étant donnés” to a radically new interpretation. Jan Fabre wrote the solo piece, based on an artwork by Marcel Duchamp, for his actress and muse Els Deceukelier. In his staging, which came about by invitation of the author, Öhrn thematizes the instrumentalization of the nude female body on stage. He puts the protagonist in the kind of “casting couch” situation that is prevalent in the porno industry.
HAU (hebbel am Ufer).