Du søgte en blomst
og fandt en frugt.
Du søgte en kilde
og fandt et hav.
Du søgte en kvinde
og fandt en sjæl -
du er skuffet.
THE EDITH SÖDERGRAN PROJECT BLOOD
Performing art experiment inspired by the poems of Edith Södergran, who died 1923 of tuberculosis 31 years old.
The feministic and self-defining poems of Edith Södergran are outstanding and extremely sensitive and contradicts the morbid male-dominated stage of meaningless self-destruction during First World War. The poems are merged with new romantic classically music by danish composer Jakob Thorkild interpreted electrically by THE MESSER QUARTET. The performance involves 1 actor/narrator Lisbeth Sonne and numerous full-size soldier skeleton bodies. Wireless animatronic technology are being added in order to move chest of skeletons. All stage light is established by sophisticated animated 3D projections by STEEN&HEJLESEN.
Premiere 6. october 2018 on DEN FYNSKE OPERA Odense. The performance is still available but in a new version.