Kammer 2

ORATORIUM

Collective prayer in regard to a well-kept secret, by She She Pop

Property changes consciousness. It divides friends, grants power over others and excludes. Property is taken for granted. And it is not talked about. Yet nothing is a constitutive for our society or our coexistence; nothing has such a divisive effect on our community. Together with a choir of local delegates and their respective audiences, She She Pop discuss property and their own relationship to ownership, the distribution of goods and its related problems. Inspired by Brecht’s Lehrstücktheorie, they develop rules for a dialogical theatre show and form discordant speaking choruses, which renegotiate with each performance how we deal with property. Who is allowed to speak? Who is present, who is represented? A collective monologue emerges from the diversity of voices, discord, and occasional, momentary harmony.