Goebbels’s first Artangel project Stifter’s Dinge (2008) was presented at Park Avenue Armory in 2009, he then followed up with zeppelins, nuns, and a flock of sheep in DE MATERIE in 2016. This year, he returns to New York with a series of performances of Everything that happened and would happen.
The artist will also be in conversation with fellow collaborators at 17:30 on 6 June 2019.
This performance is approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes with no intermission. Start times are as follows:
Monday, Thursday 19:00
Friday, Saturday 20:00
For further information about visiting the Wade Thompson Drill Hall, please see Park Avenue Armory’s website.
Inspired by an eclectic range of influences and sources, composer and director Heiner Goebbels’ fascination with literature, politics and anthropology informs richly textured visual compositions that integrate classical, pop, jazz and traditional indigenous music. Works by Goebbels performed in the UK include Songs of Wars I Have Seen, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 2007; Eraritjaritjaka, Edinburgh International Festival, 2004 and Hashirigaki, Barbican, London, 2002.
Goebbels works as a professor at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies of the Justus Liebig University in Giessen and is President of the Theatre Academy Hessen, Germany. From 2012 to 2014 he was the artistic director of the International Festival of the Arts Ruhrtriennale.