video & lightdesign

Everything that happened and would happen

Heiner Goebbels
music theatre, 2018

Part-performance, part-construction site, Everything that happened and would happen is a re-enactment of history, always on the verge of collapse – only to be rebuilt as if nothing had happened.
Featuring 20 performers and musicians, this new work of Heiner Goebbels brings together live music, performance, sound, movement and image on the site of Mayfield, a former railway station in Manchester.

Concept, Director: Heiner Goebbels
Video Design: René Liebert
Sound Design: Willi Bopp
Light Design: John Brown, Heiner Goebbels
Dramaturgy: Matthias Mohr
Assistants to the Director: Théo Arnulf, Niels Wehr
Observation & Support: Maud Blandel, Thanasis Deligianassis, Shiori Tsuchida
Technical Director: Georg Bugiel

All set elements originally designed by Klaus Grünberg for
John Cage: Europeras 1 & 2 (directed by Heiner Goebbels, Ruhrtriennale 2012)

Texts from Europeana by Patrik Ourednik

News Clips No Comment by Euronews

Music by C.Emaille, G.Gebbia, C.Lartigau,
L.Maurel, N.Perrin, O.Messiaen, H. Goebbels

withJuan Felipe Amaya Gonzalez, Sandhya Daemgen, Antoine Effroy, Ismeni Espejel, Montserrat Gardó Castillo, Freddy Houndekindo, Tuan Ly, Thanh Nguyễn Duy, John Rowley, Annegret Schalke, Ildikó Tóth, Tyra Wigg

and Camille Emaille Percussion
Gianni Gebbia Saxophones
Cécile Lartigau Ondes Martenot
Léo Maurel Organ
Nicolas Perrin Guitar, Electronics

Produced by Artangel. Co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW; WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, Artangel, Park Avenue Armory and Ruhrtriennale.

Heiner Goebbels