Firkin Crane are delighted once again to be part of Quarter Block Party.
A drag queen and a drag queen walk into a bar, a room. They have pelvises and centers of gravity, centers of gravities, gravitas. And headdresses: imaginary. This is hair. This is a purse, these are shoes, that’s my hip, that’s not my hip. Oh, these are pearls. Seriously! Today all my cells are pearls. They have decided to move at exactly the same time.
The piece explores outer and inner noise; how they can affect and harvest each other and how this can be developed through body movements and expression. In an unknown universe they seek the distorted, the darkness and the playfulness. There is no security, no immediate recognisability, but a world with countless layers of unexplored mechanisms and conditions. The distorted effect makes the ugliness and the grotesque seem poetic and almost beautiful.
In Fluids W A U H A U S creates a state of slipperiness on stage in which the human subject cannot fully control its own body. Fluids invites the audience to encounter empathy, intimacy, and failure in these times when individualism, perfectionism, and mistrust prevail in society.