levitating theater in polish park combines visual and sensory arts

levitating theater in polish park combines visual and sensory arts

unism studio has conceived the ‘levitating theatre’ as an idea questioning the boundaries that lie between different expressions of art in form of sight, taste and shape. in a park in poland, the team has envisioned a performance that combines the arts of a scenographer and a chef through the orchestration of an architect, with the thought to expand the performance beyond the physical and visual, and into the realm of sensory and engagement. the flowing platform is poured amid the trees, creating pockets of spaces for synchronic movements, allowing for multiple scenarios to be visually relished and embedded into the natural environment.

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the lack of walls involves the surroundings as the backdrop to the performance. the stage floats like a spaceship that for a moment becomes a platform bridging the conversation and network between the arts of this world. the audience sits around the dining table, synchronously used as the stage, and together, the feast and the act come together as a singular performance.






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project info:


name: levitating theatre

designers: unism studio

programme: outdoor theatre stage/ dining table/ sculpture

location: bronice-kolonia, poland

year: concept, august 2017 / construction, july – september 2018

client: polish branch of the international theatre institute (polski osrodek miedzynarodowego instytutu teatralnego) and association of bronice manor house (stowarzyszenie dwór w bronicach)

sponsor: naleczów zdrój s.a. (cisowianka + perlage + water&wine) a factory producing cisowianka water and a restaurant with an innovative approach to cooking

photography: unism studio


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