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Viktor Černický: PLI

A witty, suspenseful encounter between the physical bodies of one performer and stacks of chairs

PLI brings together 22 conference chairs, obsessive rhythm and one devoted man. On a small platform, Viktor Černický dives resolutely into infinite construction, reconstruction and deconstruction of the universe. The outcome is a clever and playful solo, a physical metaphor for endless human dynamics, patience and striving that turns even the most ordinary objects into incredible pieces of architecture.

Inspired by the baroque philosopher Gottfried Willhelm Leibniz’s principles of physics, PLI is an unpredictable and humorous performance where robustness is replaced with spatial simplicity and material minimalism.

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Concept, choreography and performance: Viktor Černický
Lighting design: Zuzana Režná
Dramaturgy: Lukáš Karásek
Technical production: Drahomír Stulír
Co-production: Tanec Praha / PONEC – dance venue
In collaboration with: Tanec Praha / PONEC – dance venue (CZ), BuranTeatr Brno (CZ), CNK Záhrada Banská Bystrica (SK), Théâtre De L’arsenal Val-de-Reuil (FR), CIRQUEON Praha (CZ), Alfréd ve dvoře Theatre (CZ), Studio Alta and Festival Bazaar (CZ), Pôtoň Theatre (SK), Festival Kiosk (SK), CSC – Centro per la Scena Contemporanea Bassano del Grappa (IT)
Financially supported by: the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and The City of Brno.