This is erol

A collaboration in choreography and concept with Victor Rottier

This piece was premiered on the 9th of june 2018 in Theater im Fridericianum, Kassel.

Imagine the world. Take away the animals, the plants, the seas.

And humanity.
Take away the colors.
There is the in-between, the abstraction. It’s there where the gods become visible.
They seem human, but they are not. They see, they hear and they do.

They communicate and organize like no other.
This is Erol.
He creates and destroys.

`This is Erol` is a result of a collaboration between Victor Rottier and Zoe Gyssler dealing with the theme of comfort and how it relates to power. During the 2-month process we were elaborating our own comfort zones and observed how they were influenced by introducing the element of power. We didn’t use obvious elements like direct suppression or strict orders, but were more interested in the subtle outcomes of power: how are we dealing with the simple act of being observed, judged and controlled.

Credits

Title This is Erol

Duration 10 - 12 Min

Choreographers Zoe Gyssler & Victor Rottier

Performers Zoe Gyssler, Victor Rottier, Erol Ögel

Music Music editing by Victor Rottier

Destiny´s child - Lose My Breath, Long Arm - Vinyl Noise ft IVA, Sycamore Feeling - Trentemoller

Costume and Stage Mona Eing

Photo Nils Klinger

Video David Worm, Zoe Gyssler

Nils Klinger