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20:30 Doors / royalbrut (DJ Set)
21:00 Marie Delprat
22:00 royalbrut (DJ Set)

«Ethereal Realms – all fiction is metaphor» is a solo for electronic musician Marie Delprat within a performative installation inspired by Ursula K. Le Guin’s 1969 feminist science fiction novel, The Left Hand of Darkness. Amidst a contrasting sound- and landscape, between baroque and electronics, we reflect on the complexities of identity and connection.

Le Guin claims that all fiction is metaphorical. In our fiction, the lines of sex, becoming, belonging, and world-making are not simply this, that, or neither; they are all something not yet imagined by humanity.

Marie Delprat’s solo is musically framed by royalbrut.
royalbrut, that’s E-Waii and Jung Hades. royalbrut are Strassenlaterne and your favourite reels. Whether DJ or radio sets or tracks on the pavement around Europaplatz: royalbrut is never demi secco.


Concept, music & performance: Marie Delprat
Concept & direction: Aïda Gabriëls
Concept & dramaturgy: Katelyn King
Scenography: :mentalKLINIK
Sound design: Maxime Le Saux
Lights: Elia Hüber
Costumes: Maarten van Mulken
Distortion / e-guitar (recording): 
David Koch

Special thanks to: Lena Meyskens & Thomas Giger

Production: Maxine Devaud / oh la la – perfoming arts production

Co-production: Dampfzentrale Bern & Gare du Nord Basel

Supported by: Kultur Stadt Bern, SWISSLOS/Kultur Kanton Bern, Fachausschuss Musik BS/BL, Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council, Ernst Göhner Stiftung, Fondation Nicati-de Luze, Burgergemeinde Bern, Schweizerische Interpretenstiftung SIS & UBS Culture Foundation

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