david weber-krebs

tonight, lights out!

Tonight, Lights Kasia Chmura-Cegiełkowska for Festival Ciało-Umysł Kasia Chmura-Cegiełkowska for Festival Ciało-Umysł

From storytelling to the most intimate experience, that of the fear of the darkness. David Weber-Krebs holds us and captures our attention as he would hold in his hands the power to turn our will on or off. Brilliant!
– toutelaculturepointcom.

27, 28 september 2015 – body/mind festival, warsaw
6 november 2015 – danae festival, milan
19 november 2015 – sin culture center, budapest
11, 12 december 2015 –  theater freiburg premiere german version

On December 8, 2007 the Bild Zeitung, Germany’s most important tabloid and Europe’s best selling newspaper, was proclaiming with big letters on its front page: “Tonight, lights out from 20:00 to 20:05!”. By performing this small symbolic action of switching off the lights people were part of the large community who cares for climate change and who is determined to solve this problem together. For the time of five minutes…

Tonight, lights out! transposes this action from the level of an entire country to the closed space of a theatre.