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| hybrid genre
| performance
| music

”_The book* is like the alps - and you are not equipped to climb them _Right - like with sneakers… without jackets… _Right - it’s winter, we have gloves for hand work not for extreme weather”


Strange is the Loop is the second chapter of a trilogy that further develops the exploration of Platform (a multi-functional stage object) started in 2019 with the work Do I look fluid?

Developed in collaboration with Ingrid Cogne and Ruggero Franceschini, Strange is the loop reflects on consciousness as a construct and attempts to artistically examine the complexity of Douglas Hofstadter's considerations, which extend to the fields of neuroscience, philosophy, mathematics and art.

Strange is the Loop is a piece for 2 performers and 2 electronic musicians. Planned for December 2020, the work was shown online in December 2020.

Concept: Alberto Franceschini Dramaturgy: Ingrid Cogne Performance: Alberto Franceschini, Ruggero Franceschini Sound design and performance: Isabella Forciniti, Milena Georgieva Light Design: Markus Schwarz

Objects design and realization: Giovanni Bianchin, Ingrid Cogne, Alberto Franceschini, Daniel Lercher, Jeroen Smith

Production management: Martina Knoll

Pictures: Cristina Ferri

A production of Momentum Kunst- und Kulturverein with friendly support from MA7 and Das Off Theater

* Douglas R. Hofstadter, I Am a Strange Loop, Basic Books, 2007

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