Andrašková – Uhlířová: Silva rerum – A Scenic Sketch About an Eight-Sided Dice

Andrašková – Uhlířová: Silva Rerum – A Scenic Sketch About an Eight-Sided Dice

The scenic sketch Silva Rerum is inspired by the work of award-winning Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk. Traces of individual events amass in layers, they overlap and mix―be it underground as forgotten treasures or in people’s memories and their stories―until the notions of place and time lose their meanings and only a permanent act of storytelling remains. Silva Rerum as a storytelling not only through words but also by the means of creating images and sounds when individual processes of communication accumulate in layers, overlap, and mix to form a live kaleidoscope-like collage. 

 

Direction: Ivana Uhlířová
Dramaturgy: Dominika Andrašková
Screenplay Dominika Andrašková, Ivana Uhlířová
Stage design, meotar and costumes: Tereza Beranová
Sound and music: Nikol Strobach
Performers: Johana Schmidtmajerová, Kajetán Písařovic, Eva Leinweberová

The project was created as part of the Program živého umění Petrohradská kolektiv.

 

Supported by: Petrohradská kolektiv, Ministerstvo kultury ČR, Magistrát hlavního města Praha, Městská část Praha 10, Státní fond kultury

 

60 min., in Czech with English subtitles

Photo: Edita Štrajtová

 

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