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Subnormal Europe

Óscar Escudero und Belenish Moreno-Gil

Is it possible to technically replicate something that has taken place in analogue form? Isn't a document always a document of a document? Where does veracity end and replication begin? In «Subnormal Europe», the composers, multimedia artists and performers Óscar Escudero and Belenish Moreno-Gil create an aesthetically powerful and fascinating performance that traces audiovisual fragments, follows the traces of European community and congenially brings the data overload in the media onto the stage. In the process, they put contralto Noa Frenkel into a kind of «3D video game» that plays with the milestones of audiovisual history in a stunningly frightening way.


Noa Frenkel (contralto), Sebastian Schottke (voice); ZKM | Hertz-Labor: Ludger Brümmer (project management), Götz Dipper (project coordination, Live-electronics), Moritz Büchner (video studio: technical management video), Andy Koch (video studio: camera), Güzide Coker (video studio: flap & script), Xenia Leidig (video studio: video editing, set photography, videos), Hans Gass (set stage, lights), Sebastian Schottke (Live-electronics, sound direction), Jakob Schreiber (sound recording), Bernd Lintermann (iPad software), Manfred Hauffen (technical support)


Composition and libretto commissioned by the City of Munich for the Munich Biennale. A co-production of the Munich Biennale with the Hertz-Labor of the ZKM Karlsruhe. In cooperation with Gare du Nord, ZeitRäume Basel and Wien Modern as part of the network for cross-form music theatre forms, supported by Pro Helvetia.


60 minutes, no break


35.-/25.-/15.- (Free choice at the box office or in advance booking)
Free admission applies to persons with residence permit N, F or S as well as to children under 12 years of age; 5.- Students of the Hochschule für Musik FHNW and the Musikwissenschaftliches Seminar of the University of Basel; 10.- Colourkey members


New Pricing Policy

With the start of the season 22/23, a new pricing policy will apply at Gare du Nord.
Guests can now choose their own admission price between three different price levels.
CHF 35.- / 25.- / 15.-


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Persons with a residence permit N, F or S.

Students of the Academy of Music FHNW and of the Seminar of Music of the University Basle will still enjoy an entry fee of CHF 5.-.
Colourkey holders and children under 12 years will pay CHF 10.-

Season tickets

Prices freely selectable CHF 350.- / 250.- / 150.-
The season tickets include almost all events of the season 22/23.

Benefits of a season ticket: You can collect your ticket at the evening door and do not need a reservation. The seats for holders of season tickets will be blocked up to 15 minutes prior to showtime.

Season tickets are available for purchase at the door or can be ordered via →E-Mail

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