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4

Rodrigo Garciá

Spain

“Junkspaces”, this is what architect Rem Koolhaas in his essay of the same name called the soulless, uniform spaces in which we are moving more and more often these days. Shopping centres, airports, conference halls...they've all become so superficial and similar to each other that we have lost an important aspect of human creativity in them, according to Koolhaas.

In his new performance 4, the world-famous Argentinian director Rodrigo García investigates with his company Humain Trop Humain from Montpellier how architecture and use of space influence the human being. What's more he also uses a quote by Rem Koolhaas (about modern cities) as subtitle for his own performance : “Incredible adventures for the brain, the senses and the erogenous zones.” Quite promising...

TEXT, STAGE AND STAGING: Rodrigo García, WITH: Núria Lloansi, Juan Loriente, Gonzalo Cunill, Juan Navarro, VIDEO, SOUND: Daniel Romero, LIGHT: Carlos Marquerie, STAGING ASSISTANT: John Romão, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: Gérard Espinosa français, PRODUCTION DÉLÉGUÉE: hTh – Centre Dramatique National de Montpellier, IN COPRODUCTION WITH: Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers CDN, Festival d’automne à Paris, La Maison de la Culture d’Amiens - Centre européen de création et de production, Théâtre de Liège et Bonlieu Scène Nationale

Location: Valenciennes - Le Phénix