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