“Man on Stairs” addresses the moments in our lives that contrast the unstoppable 24 hour race. It’s a performance about meeting yourself, about the times when we can relax, give in to observation, longing, memories and dreams, when we can search for the spell of presence and get our relationships to ourselves and the world in order.
The interaction of sound and image in the performance highlights the difference between the objective and the subjective, between the externally determined and our personal — emotional — perception of time. By blurring the lines between memonies, observation and waiting, the creative team brings the spectator on an internal journey through the past, present, and future.
Director: Andrejs Jarovojs
Music: Dāvis Burmeisters
Scenography: Ieva Kauliņa
Performed by: Aleksejs Bahirs (violin), Dāvis Burmeisters (guitar), Madara Fogelmane (chello), Inga Burmeistere (piano)
Video artist: Gita Straustiņa
Sound engineer: Olivers Tarvids