Vastness, silence, fall – Prometheus

Inspired by this long-deserted location, the successful sound designer Susan Philipsz and the internationally acclaimed stage director Romeo Castellucci will develop two independent works. But how will they deal with the emptiness, the ‘void’, the solitude of this site? Susan Philipsz contrasts the silence of the formerly bustling establishment with the sounds of her own voice, which will haunt visitors like echoes from the past. Where her installation relies on memories, Romeo Castellucci uses the building as the symbol of a vacuum, of oblivion and speechlessness. His performance casts a critical contemporary light on the Prometheus legend. Again and again snippets from Beethoven’s ’The Creatures of Prometheus’ flicker through the interior like vanished footsteps…