Project: Europe / Australia artistic cooperation / site specific Hotels creation
For France, a collective creation of La Folie Kilometer, collective GK and Transplanisphere
HOTEL OBSCURA (2014-2016) is a project simultaneously developed by four artistic teams
in France, Austria, Greece and Australia (supported by the EU Culture Program)
Have you ever traveled to your own city?
Slip into a traveler’s skin for one night. Go to the reception, sip a drink at the bar, watch these passing lives…
Come walk behind the scenes of a hotel on the move.
INVESTING A HOTEL TO CREATE A SHOW
Hotel Obscura – France is an invitation to live a unique experience between fiction and reality. The
public is summoned to a hotel in his own city and the hotel staff is registered in the
This internal journey puts the viewer in the same mood as hotel guests: in
rest, in transit, visiting.
A THEATRICAL DEVICE FOR AND WITH PARTICIPANTS
With a significant experience of artistic creation in non-dedicated space, the French team raises
its play area at the hotel and its surroundings. The device Hotel Obscura-France allows to create a
intimate and participative relationship: in a game between fiction and reality, where we do not really distinguish this
who makes the dream and what makes the real. The meeting between accomplices (hotel staff, partners),
actors and spectators takes place in an extraordinary setting.
Hotel Obscura is a theatrical action « hidden » in a busy hotel.
Location // Best Western Central Hotel – 21 Berthelot Street TOURS, France
Date // 19-20 February 2016
Welcomed and supported by the pOlau-pole of urban arts
Produced by Mezzanine Shows as part of the international cooperation project Hotel Obscura
– supported by the Culture Program of the European Commission