‘As a spectator and a ‘walker’ you experience a strange mix of personal memories, your own social and historical references and associations, combined with the wonderful logic of dreams that have their own architecture.’
PoroCity by choreographer Andrea Božić and visual artist Julia Willms travels further through the city. After the Orphanage House by Aldo van Eyck, Frascati, ROC TOP NDSM school and Huize Frankendael, PoroCity travels on to Den Haag. On 14 and 15 Feburay 2020, the whole building and the surroundings of Korzo Theater will become part of the performance. PoroCity takes the audience through a labyrinth of spaces inside and outside.
‘As a spectator and a ‘walker’ you experience a strange mix of personal memories, your own social and historical references and associations, combined with the wonderful logic of dreams that have their own architecture.’ ★★★★ Theaterkrant
PoroCity is a performance as a journey based on mapping dreams into special architectural locations. The familiar but elusive logic of dreams merges with everyday reality and, in their overlap, a third space emerges – a porous space we do not know yet. A space where anything is possible.
PoroCity weaves the dreams collected from various people into a larger dream narrative. Two performers alias ‘dreamers’ lead the audience through a labyrinth of spaces and map the dreams as though they take place in the here and now. PoroCity moves through a series of special architectural buildings as a living organism, in Amsterdam and further, such as Burgerweeshuis (Orphanage House) designed by Aldo van Eyck, Huize Frankendael, Frascati Theatre, ROC TOP NDSM school and other iconic locations. Each location is a unique experience where the dreams, the location, the building, the audience and the space itself are woven into each other and become part of the performance. The whole series becomes a performance in itself: a unique journey through the city and the country.
Part of the performance is the audio-visual installation Through The Looking Glasses by Andea Božić, Julia Willms and Robert Pravda, a ‘no-space’ experience based on the Ganzfeld effect. The installation can be visited before and after the performance
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