Black Box

gold extra (AUT) ///

Ope­ning and per­for­mance: Thu, Janu­a­ry 24 2008, 20:00 /// 
Exhi­bi­ti­on: Fri, Janu­a­ry 25 – Thu, Febru­ar, 7 2008 /// 
quitch, Unte­re Donau­län­de 10, Linz ///

Eight remo­te con­trol­led robots and their gigan­to­ma­niac hifi-sys­tem-tea­cher are the actors of the Ham­let pro­duc­tion Black Box which was spe­ci­al­ly deve­lo­ped by the artists group gold extra from Salz­burg. The sta­ge sce­ne of the work (sta­ge: Susan­ne Hil­ler) was hono­red with the sta­ge sce­ne pri­ce Offen­ba­cher Löwe.

In the con­text of the pla­teau arte­fakt the robots con­sis­ting of old turn­ta­bles, magne­to­pho­nes, washing machi­nes and other tech­ni­cal relic­ts will inha­bit the quitch for two weeks.

At the ope­ning of the exhi­bi­ti­on the rebel­lious machi­nes will take action in a per­for­mance. After­wards: music by DJ Odd. Visu­als 1n0ut.

Con­cept, Direc­ting: Son­ja Prlic, Karl Zechenter
Design, con­cep­ti­on and tech­ni­cal rea­li­za­ti­on of robots: Wal­ter Scha­cher­bau­er
Design of robots and space: Susan­ne Hil­ler
Design of tea­cher-robot: Sebas­ti­an Schind­lau­er
Sound: Odd and iRoy
Video: 1n0ut (Rein­hold Bid­ner, Robert Prax­ma­rer)
With the assi­s­tan­ce of: Mar­tin Gmachl, Anna Grien­ber­ger, Sebas­ti­an Grü­ner, Tobi­as Ham­mer­le, László Vuray, Seve­rin Wei­ser

(Pho­tos: qujOchÖ)

(Camera/Editing: qujOchÖ)