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Voldemārs Johansons . Riga . Latvia

Audiovisual documentation of a violent storm

What does it feel like: eye to eye with the untamed power of a storm in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? Surrounded by blasting winds, steely blue masses of water and ceaselessly swelling waves? Thirst makes you feel the storm of the century near the Faroe Islands in your whole body and enables an encounter with the destructive power and hypnotic beauty of this force of nature. 

Voldemārs Johansons’ experimental installations and performances are light and sound compositions that take over entire spaces and combine art and science. His work has been shown at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, the Arts Electronica Centre Linz, BOZAR in Brussels, the Ruhrtriennale, STEIM in Amsterdam and the Unsound Festival in Kraków.

Online conversation The One Thing That Helped
With Voldemārs Johansons and Martine Dennewald
FRI 03.07.
07.30 PM

Voldemārs Johansons

Direction . Production Voldemārs Johansons . New Theatre Institute of Latvia

Staatstheater Grosses Haus

02.07. 17:00 - 21:00 Uhr

03.07. - 05.07. 15:00 - 21:00 Uhr

07.07. - 09.07. 17:00 - 21:00 Uhr

10.07. - 12.07. 15:00 - 21:00 Uhr

Admission 8 Euro
Concessions 5 Euro
Duration up to 1h
Language No language

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Hygiene rules

Mouth and nose protection are mandatory when visiting the installation Thirst. There are signs explaining distance and hygiene rules. Only one person may sit on the bench in the installation. A maximum of 20 visitors is allowed in the installation within a time slot of one hour on a total surface of about 320 m2. No talking or singing in the installation. The contact details of the visitors of a time slot are recorded for the purpose of tracing infection chains. The room is regularly ventilated, and surfaces are disinfected.