Paradiso – Grote Zaal
23 Feb 23:30 — 24 Feb 00:10 9T Antiope Rainer Kohlberger

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Nocebo is a performance by 9T Antiope in collaboration with Austrian visual artist Rainer Kohlberger. Taking its title from a medical term that describes instances when patient’s negative expectations cause their treatment to have a more negative effect than normal, the work ‘recounts the stories of beings who have given up, forcing themselves into complete isolation.’ Through visuals, sound and text, the artists explore images inside the brain of a comatose being, reflecting on their experiences of having loved ones stuck in a vegetative state. Nocebo premiered in Tehran in 2018. The work has been commissioned between CTM and Iran’s SET Experimental Art Festival, supported by Goethe-Institut.

Photo by Selma Pour-Amin.