Lessons of a virus #6: Danae Theodoridou, Lara Staal, Andre Lepecki, David Weber-Krebs
On April 8 of last year David Weber-Krebs wrote an e-mail to his peers: artists, performers, curators, scholars and spectators and he asked all of them the same question: how do you imagine your first theatre visit after the lockdown. Seventy-five of them responded and all those reactions were published by Onomatopee in the fall of 2020 in a book called “and then the doors opened again”. In this sixth episode of Lessons of a Virus we invited David and three of the contributors to look back at that first lockdown, to reflect on what they wrote back then and to see if and how, more than a year and two more lockdowns down the road, their imagination about the moment of returning to the theatre has changed. Danae Theodoridou is a performance artist and a researcher (Athens). Lara Staal is a curator and a researcher (Amsterdam). André Lepecki is a curator, a dramaturg and a dance scholar (New York City). David Weber-Krebs is an artist and a researcher (Brussels).