Surrogate

with words by Hugo Hamilton, 1994


Spr. / 0. 0. 2. Bkl. 2. Kfg. / 4. 0. 4. 2. / Pk. 4 Schlzg. / Klav. Hf. / Str.7min


Publisher: G.RICORDI & Co GmbH, Munich

"She has been running. What for? .... What makes a young woman run? During the day? In the city? …. It makes you look like you're late. Forgotten something. Like you need to get to a bank, or a doctor or an attorney. Like you don't own a car. Dream a lot over breakfast. Say little. … It makes you look like you've been tricked. …. It makes you look like you've just been attacked. Like you've just escaped from the East. …. Like you've had a taste of freedom. Like you've seen something that made you turn back. Like you once had an idea what you wanted most.Running makes you look like you've lost something. Or stolen something. Or said something. Told lies. …. It makes you look like you know something that nobody else does. Like you once had an idea of what you wanted most. …. And running makes you look like like you`re new. …. Running in the streets makes you look like you don't belong. Like you're unemployed. Un-German. Surrogate." Hugo Hamilton: Surrogate City

Texts

Innovator Heiner Goebbels arrives in Colón for Surrogate Cities (Interview, en)
“I can’t tell the difference between noise and music”
13 April 2023, Charles Hurd, News Rebeat

Material des urbanen Lebens (Review, de)
Das Moskauer "Studio für Neue Musik" bringt neue Stadtphysiognomien zum Klingen
26 October 2018, Kerstin Holm, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Past Dates

April 2023
coloncontemporaneo
Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

October 2015
Theater, Putbus (Germany)

Theater Greifswald, Greifswald (Germany)

Theater Stralsund, Stralsund (Germany)

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