Developed and performed by Claire Blake, Hannes Dufek & Reka Kutas
Concept and direction – Claire Blake Concept development – Claire Blake, Hannes Dufek, Reka Kutas Musical Direction – Hannes Dufek Klangregie – Lukas Froschauer Ausstattung – Claire Blake Visuals – Eduardo Trivino Cely Dramaturgie – Martina Maggale
All photos by Edward Chapon
A Kollaborativ Kollektiv Production Kindly supported by k48, the 7th District Cultural Department, Mo.e Vienna and MA7.
With Gloria Damijan, Katrin Hauk, Bernhard Schöberl, Gabi Teufner
The Artist Is Not Present questions the idea of presence and physical limitation of the word, as well as questions the assumed authority of “the artist”. It is a short, somewhat absurd piece of music theatre that asks more questions than it answers.
Written and directed by Claire Blake. Musicians: Gloria Damijan, Katrin Hauk, Bernhard Schöberl, Gabi Teufner Performer in film: Claire Blake Assistant director: Sarah Scherer
Performed at Das Off Theater, Vienna on the 28th May 2015, as part of Grenzwerte 6, organised bysnim.
Mo.ë Vienna, May 2014, and Tete a Tete Opera Festival London, August 2014.
With Jonas Bente, Werner Kitzmüller, Christina Scherrer & snim.
Written, directed and designed by Claire Blake. Music Direction – Hannes Dufek. Featuring snim musicians – Manon Bancsich, Gloria Damijan, Gobi Drab, Reka Kutas, Bernhard Schöberl, Lukas Thöni, Michael Zacherl.
Proudly supported by snim, SKE and The Austrian Cultural Forum, London. A Stuthe Cooperation.
Photos by Pia Clodi (Vienna) and Claire Shovelton (London).