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Our Times at far° festival in Nyon

The Breakfast Show // Events// Entertainment// Art & Culture // Aug. 10, 2017


far° festival is a live art festival in Nyon.

This year far° festival takes place between 9-19 August and there's a performance, in English, to open the event.

Our Times considers what role should be attributed to thought itself: On a daily basis we are overwhelmed with images and textual flows. Assimilating all this information is time-consuming and reduces our reflexive activity. Faced with this surf that never ceases to solicit us, Michiel Vandevelde takes the time to look at the state of thought in this 60 minute piece. Our Times is based on the reworking of a discussion between the philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy and the curator Daniel Tyradillis, interspersed with exuberant choreographies inspired by popular video clips.

Michiel Vandevelde joined Katt Cullen on WRS to explain why he chose to tackle this topic with theatre...

See the show tonight - 10 August 2017 at 7pm

Visit the full programme of events on until 19th August.




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