Dare Night: Gelsenkirchen, Germany


Presented by: Ruhrtriennale
Conceived by: Nerupa Somasale in collaboration with the Torontonians and Mammalian

Produced by: Jenna Winter & Eva Verity
Co-Directed by: Jana Eiting, Darren O'Donnell, Jenna Winter and the Torontonians
Coordinated by: Cathrin Rose and Caroline Wolte
Environment and Lighting Design: Konstantin Bock
Created in collaboration with the Torontonians and Mit Ohne Alles

Performance date: August 14, 2016

This presentation of Dare Night was part of Teentalitarianism a social-specific multi-faceted performance, using Atelier Van Leishout's massive installation The Good, Bad and the Ugly as location, where adult audiences were invited to enter a very different world: a world where the tables are turned and they were subject to the authority of young people. Created in collaboration with the Young Mammals (Toronto) and local German youth, Teentalitarianism explored the idea of a teentalitarian state, a time and a place where teenagers have absolute rule.

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