EURYDIKE

Art Installation. Music Theatre. Real Life Game. MR Experience

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The Mixed Reality Experience EURYDIKE combines the potential of visual arts, music theatre, film, games and hightech in a virtual-analogue world to challenge current gender topics – explicitly the role of women in our hightech society. An accessible, interactive room installation – a “play mobile” on tour – as haptic venue to be explored with all senses, is therefore enhanced by Augmented and Virtual Reality techno-ogies as well as 3D sound.

Equipped with a protective suit and VR glasses, visitors dive into a retrofuturistic universe between “Kubricks 2001: A Space Odyssey and Clockwerk Orange” (Süddeutsche Zeitung), in which the boundaries between reality and fiction become blurred. Through the active exploration of an unknown world, a silent, speechless place is made to sound: EURYDIKE is given a voice. Each “singleplayer” alone (!) creates his or her own very personal, exclusive aesthetic-musical experience and thereby becomes an interactive part and a “play figure”: The visitors become Orpheus, the
environment EURYDIKE.

Crossing boundaries, international theatre, music and media professionals have connected with cooperation partners of various sectors to encourage a broad, sustainable discourse about gender issues, which proves its growing international relevance through different ways of radicalisation as well as through the current #MeToo debate.

EURYDIKE combines sucessfully an international audience from high culture to mainstream (ages: 18 – 75 years!) that playfully deals with a serious content. With the nominations for the German Computer Game Award (“Best Production 2018”) and the German Developer Award (“Best Innovation 2018”) EURYDIKE continues the success of the award-winning previous project O.R.PHEUS: Exclusive, interactive, immersive – always with its fingers on the pulse of the time.

WHEN & WHERE?

Tuesday, 12th of March 2019, 03.30 pm – 11.30 pm & Thursday 14th of March 10 am – 2 pm

GERMAN HAUS at SXSW | 410 E 6th St, Austin | TX 78701, USA