RUMOURS | 9-MONTH PERFORMANCE | 10 ACTORS

In the autumn of 2010 Greta took over both the direction and art direction of “Real Pepper’s Ghost”, an 9-month live performance with 10 actors at the exhibition “Gerüchte” (“Rumours”) at the Communication Museums in Bern and Berlin. Because of the huge success it enjoyed, the exhibition was extended for several  months until July 2011.

"The exhibition aimed to do more than explore the phenomenon of rumors and the kind of atmosphere they generate. We wanted it to function like a rumor mill itself, and even generate new gossip. For this purpose, actors were deployed as rumor mongers – insatiably curious, prying and insidious little creatures, always up to date with the latest hearsay and scandal. Appearing via the Pepper’s Ghost illusion technique, they operated from a very well-connected studio with cameras monitoring the whole exhibition at all times, and were thus able to address exhibition visitors directly through their little spy-holes."

Text: Holzer Kobler

Museum für Kommunikation
Museum für Kommunikation

Our cooperation partner for various events. Photo by Herbert Schlemmer.

The godess of rumour - Fama
The godess of rumour - Fama
Geruechte_Zentrale
Geruechte_Zentrale
Live acting in the real peppers ghos
Live acting in the real peppers ghos
Miniatur acting on "tv"
Miniatur acting on "tv"
The real peppers ghost
The real peppers ghost
Communication
Communication

Communication is not a matter of size.

Geruechte_Fluesterwald
Geruechte_Fluesterwald

The exhibition

Headquarter box of "Rumours"
Headquarter box of "Rumours"
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