The Speed of Light in Ruhr, Germany

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The Speed of Light

Ruhr Architecture, Germany – design by NVA / Pipo Tafel

8 Oct 2013

The Speed of Light

Design: NVA, Glasgow with choreographer Pipo Tafel

Location: north west Germany

The Speed of Light in Ruhr, Germany

The latest project by NVA.

The Speed of Light in Ruhr
photo © McAteer

Taking place over 3rd-5th October, the project is reimagining urban and rural landscapes with the creative team collaborating with German choreographer Pipo Tafel to develop unique responses to each performance location.

The Speed of Light in Ruhr
photo © McAteer

The dynamic project saw the speed of light runners travel East to West visiting six iconic locations – Halde Hoheward, Bochum, Nordsternpark, Welterbe Zollverein, Oberhausen and Duisburg-Nord in Germany.

The Speed of Light in Ruhr
photo © McAteer

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The Speed of Light design : NVA, Scotland


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