One for the monkeys

Afterwords: Hans Van den Broeck & Les Ballets C de la B, Lac DeS Singes / 23 Jul 2002English

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Contextual note
This text is part of the project Afterwords, curated by Jeroen Peeters for the festival ImPulsTanz Vienna in summer 2002. Every night, three critics in residence shared their impressions and thoughts on the performances immediately after having seen them, in an act of instantaneous writing. During the process of writing, these comments were projected in the theatre lobby and later that night made available on the websites and
A selection of the texts by Jeroen Peeters is available on Sarma, in a slightly edited version, sometimes with a postscript. Two essays elucidate the project Afterwords and reflect on its poetical and political implications. To retrieve the material, search under: ‘Afterwords’.
‘Lac DeS Singes’ appears to be a well-chosen title – if this show is intelligible at all, then on the level of the apes. So I'd say:

ou ououou ouou
ououou ou
ouou ou
ouou ouou ouououou ourrrrch

ouou ououou ou
ou ouou

I'd have prefered ‘Lac des Cygnes’, don't know though what that would have sounded like.