Tarkovsky. The 8th Film

  • Wednesday, 24.11
  • 19:00
  • Tallinn, Kultuurikatel, black box
  • Film En
  • SA Eesti Kontsert

Introduction

Performers:

Text, artistic direction: Thomas Cornelius Desi (Austria)
Music: Trio NIHE (Estonia)
Ekke Västrik (analogue electronics), Tarmo Johannes (flutes, sound programming), Taavi Kerikmae (digital electronics)
Video, visuals, robotics: Peter Koger (Austria)
Vocal performer: Gilbert Handler (Austria)
Robot: KUKA AG (Germany)
Production: ZOON Musiktheater (Austria), Eesti Kontsert (Estonia)

An electronic opera from the latest, never-made film by the legendary film director Andrei Tarkovsky. The topic is to surround a person with a “safe” shield of virtual reality, the integration of robots into the human world, and its consequences. The work was nominated for the European competition of ballet and opera ideas Fedora Prize 2018.

In cooperation with PÖFF (Estonia), WUK performing arts, Landestheater Linz (Austria) and Ars Electronica Linz (Austria)

Supported by Ministry of Culture of Estonia, KUKA AG company, Kulturamt der Stadt Wien MA7, Ministry of Arts Austria BMKÖS

“Curioosum” is a series of future art that blurs the boundaries between science, technology, psychology, and music. In addition to listening, each program also offers a visual experience. The partners of Eesti Kontsert here are universities and technology companies from various countries.