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We need performers for our show on december 8

Sunday, December 8, 2013

REMOTE CITIZEN is for the very first time in NEW YORK, MANHATTAN

Join this unique art performance in public space as active participant !
No special skills required !
Everybody has a chance to participate on a first come first serve basis !

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Up to 50 participants are directed and synchronized via wireless intercom, moving from one place to the other in Manhattan. The guides and directors of the performance are Christian Kuntner and Astride Schlaefli, two performing artists from Switzerland.

Through direct control of the actions, we influence the flow of normality, deflect it, bring it to a standstill, or speed it up. Our intervention is subtle; it gives the place a slight temporary stir that can be mysterious, eerie, or funny.

REMOTE CITIZEN uses controlled intervention in crowded places to intensify, break, or reduce to absurdity any predominant dynamics. In this way, reality and staging seamlessly blend into each other. Following the successful previous 30 performances in 6 countries ( Buenos Aires, Marseille, Istanbul, Munich, Yerevan, Zurich, Lucerne, Bern, Geneva…), the event is going to happen for the first time in the US!

Video, Marseille (France) :
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Due to technical limitation, we can’t handle more than 60 participants on a first come first serve basis… don’t hesitate !
Please: everybody interested in playing the game should be aware of the timetable. Please do not block other people with a “maybe”-registration.
Once you have signed in, you will receive more detailed information via e-mail.

11am : meeting with all participants (we’ll let you know later about the directions). Introduction to the performance and short training.
12.30am – 1.30pm : break, lunch (we provide some fruits and water)
2pm : we hit the streets of Manhattan for 2 hours, moving from place to place.
4.30pm : come back to the meeting point, sit together, eat, drink and talk.

(We will be in charge of any public transport that might be necessary to accomplish the performance and are going to buy a stack of metrocards)

For individual informations or questions, please contact us via the following e-mail address:

We hope to meet a lot of people !

Please forward this email to all your friends !

Christian, Astride

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Caden Manson is Editor In Chief and Curator of Contemporary Performance Network and co-founder and artistic director of Big Art Group, a New York City performance company founded in 1999.
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