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DOG/GOD

A Dog’s Life

In Dog/God, a series of short music-theatre pieces, Alwynne Pritchard switches between the roles of madman, shaman, alchemist, vocalist, diva and dog, using vocal and physical performance, text, video and photography to explore the profound themes of existence – for both humans and dogs.

  • Inspired by the canine figures in the Chinese novel Journey to the West and Paul Auster’s Timbuktu
  • Composer and performer Alwynne Pritchard develops in this avant-garde show her central idea that the human body is an access to thought
  • Includes works by Vinko Globokar, Helmut Oehring, Gerhard Stäbler, François Sarhan, Øyvind Torvund, Trond Reinholdtsen, Gwyn Pritchard, Felix Kubin, Adam de la Cour, Hollie Harding and Justin Connolly

DOG/GOD, Bergen International Festival, 2015