The pace of disappearance is rapid in current Beijing: traces of history, of individuals, of traditions are vanishing more and more. Censorship and political masterplans write history and future as the communist party wishes them to be like.
How does disappearance appear to individuals? How can it be forced or prevented? Does vanish also mean oblivion?
performer: Huang Xiaoyu, Huang Yiping, Huang Yuling, Li Pei, Liang Jingran, Liu Chao, Liu Zhong Yuan, Tang Dongyang, Wu Shangyi, Xiao Tong, Xiong Ruoqi, Zhang Jiashi, Zhang Ruohu and Zhu Sujie
director: Matthias Jochmann
directors assistant: Wang Annie
with support by: Li Yinan, Central Acadamy for Drama Beijing, Goethe Institut China (Peter Anders, Yu Xiao, He Jian)
20.06.2014, Penghao Theatre Beijing
21.06.2014, Penghao Theatre Beijing
made possible by the artist residency for performing arts, granted by Goethe-Instituts China 2014
critics: BEIJING NEWS + UTOPIA ONLINE