Notes on Money and Science Fiction

Money – It Came From Outer Space! No, this is not a long lost Sun Ra record, it’s the working title of Chris Kondek and Christiane Kühl’s workshop for tt 10’s international forum.

This year, the international forum, which brings together some of the best and brightest theater persons from around the world, focuses on the questions: ‘How can theater deal with the world? And what are the realities created by the art of theater?’

In their workshop, Kondek and Kühl have developed an interesting way to deal with the world, and with money in particular. They have asked the question: what happens when we talk about money as if it were a foreign creature, as if it weren’t the self-evident means to an end whose presence we take for granted everyday? And, furthermore, what happens if we look at money as we do science fiction films? What happens if we understand money as one of these abominable creatures? Continue reading Notes on Money and Science Fiction