Peer Gynt: A Geography of Lies
A chance to view a unique creative project, originally conceived by Maestro Arts and developed by Norwegian conductor and art collector Eivind Aadland and German visual artist Alexander Polzin. The piece was commissioned by the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra to commemorate 200 years of Norwegian independence and its own 250th Jubilee. At the heart of the project is an original selection of music from Edvard Grieg's Peer Gynt. Based on the text from Ibsen's play, Polzin has created a visualisation so that the audience feel that Peer Gynt's dreams and fantasies are emanating from his mind. Polzin’s work is not an illustration of the story – rather it challenges the audience and raises questions of universal character.