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Flights

DATE   TIME   PLACE
5 December 2020
  20:30
  PLAY KRAKÓW
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Directed by:

Michał Zadara

Author

Olga Tokarczuk

DURATION

min.

The production based on the famous, award winning novel by Olga Tokarczuk. Flights is a philosophical reflection and at the same time a praise of life in motion and the people who strive for bringing it to stillness – by means of the age-long practice of body mummification. Michał Zadara, the winner of “Polityka” Passports Award and Konrad Swinarski Award finds in Tokarczuk's fiction a way of narrating which allows to genuinely describe the world immersed in chaos: ambiguous, multi-dimensional, corresponding to the cacophony and discords of contemporary experience. The performance is true to the poetics of the novel. It is a description of our experience of the world, which is impossible to standardize.
“Olga Tokarczuk's books are born in front of our eyes the new classics of the new era – the world which has refused to be coherent for good. This coherence is not even the object of longing anymore; we are getting accustomed to disintegration,” says the director.

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Work-in-progess

Team

Based on the novel Flights by Olga Tokarczuk
Director: Michał Zadara
Adaptation: Michał Zadara, Barbara Wysocka
Set design: Robert Rumas
Video projections: Artur Sienicki, Michał Zadara, Barbara Wysocka
Costumes: Julia Kornacka and Kornelia Dzikowska
Assistant directors: Karolina Pawłoś and Maksymilian Nowak (Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw)
Stage manager: Iza Stolarska

Cast

Sylwia Achu (guest, Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw), Arkadiusz Brykalski, Mamadou Góo Bâ, Wiktor Loga-Skarczewski, Karina Seweryn, Ewa Skibińska, Barbara Wysocka

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