Production Details / Press Releases
love & loneliness in the 21 century is a dance-performance solo about a man living in Berlin captured within a midlife crisis. In the spot light, a masculine body performs. By doing so, it encapsulates a plethora of life experiences, memories, lovers, regrets, mourning, and the loss of time. It is a body full of contradictions, disappointments, injuries and scars. love & loneliness in the 21 century the protagonist will use surrealistic comments on his own complex reality, in order to induce heavy moments with ridiculous-meaningful moments. With naked truth, the performer honestly peels layer after layer of his emotional-physical lack of welfare unfolds.Choreographic and textual narratives, displaying the complexity of aging and reflected through the individual(the microcosm) onto the society we live in (the macrocosm), a society that hasn’t stopped worshipping youth since the times of classical Greece. With authenticity, dark humor, original music and songs, “love & loneliness in the 21 century” will present a sincere one man show.
TFB Nr. 1174
Cast & Credits
By & with: Nir de Volff
Special guest: Francisco Bejarano Montes de Oca
Music: Klaus Erbskorn
Lights: Asier Solana Arce
A Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL production with the support of Bezirksamt Pankow von Berlin – Fachbereich Kunst und Kultur.
With special thanks for Dejan Buchin, DOCK 11 Berlin.
DOCK 11 / DOCK ART GmbH
The video documentation is produced on behalf of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. The purpose of this contract is to document productions in the field of contemporary dance in Berlin. The master recordings are archived by the University Library of the Berlin University of Arts. Copies of the recordings on DVD are available for viewing exclusively in the reference collections of the following archives (at media desks in these institutions):
Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL / Trailers and Video Documentations
- Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL: Interview / Portrait Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL (2018)
- Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL: LUFT (2023)
- Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL: Come as you are # teil 2 (2021)
- Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL: Come as you are # Berlin (2018)
- Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL: Dancing to the End (2016)
- Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL: KOMOT (2011)
- Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL: PICNICS, WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS (2010)
- Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL: MIDBAR (2010)
- Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL: Matkot (2009)