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The Conspiracy
of Performance

© Olivier Ouadah / Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain

Lecture performance after: Jean Baudrillard
By: Trajal Harrell & Perle Palombe

Over 20 years ago, one of the most important French sociologists of the 20th century, Jean Baudrillard, wrote a swan song on contemporary art. Trajal Harrell and Perle Palombe engage themselves with this manifest and talk about aesthetic conspiracies and their own conspiracy. In English, French and, supported by Songhay Toldon, on two occasions also in German.

At the season opening, choreographer Trajal Harrell will perform at Pfauen: From September 12-18, he will show his solo performance The Return of La Argentina, the lecture-performance The Conspiracy of Performance with Perle Palombe and the world premiere of The Köln Concert for six dancers*. It is a matter of learning anew, of making theatre. dance. In front of an audience. With distance and caution. But no less devotion.


Developed and supported by: Skite 2010, Cean (FR)

  • Zurich-Premiere: 15. September 2020, Pfauen