White Bouncy Castle

Installation by Dana Caspersen, William Forsythe
and Joel Ryan

Co-production with Group.ie. Originally
commissioned by ARTANGEL, London

March 26. 1997, The Roundhouse, London

The visitor's unavoidable inclusion in the idiosyncratic kinetics of Dana Caspersen and William Forsythe's «White Bouncy Castle» creates a choreographic space where there are no spectators, only participants. The choreography that appears, led by Joel Ryan's encompassing soundtrack, is the result of complete physical destabilisation and the resulting social absurdity. The inadvertant euphoria that results from the situation is infectious and, in some cases, addictive. 

Production Management: Julian Gabriel Richter

London, The Roundhouse, 1997

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Hamburg, Deichtorhallen, 2010
Frankfurt, Bockenheimer Depot, 2011
Dresden, Hellerau, 2012
Berlin, Berliner Festspiele, 2013