love & loneliness in the 21 century is a performance solo about a man living in Berlin captured within a midlife crisis. 


In the spot light, a masculine body performs. By doing so, it encapsulates a plethora of life experiences, memories, lovers, regrets, mourning, and the loss of time. It is a body full of contradictions, disappointments, injuries and scars.

In love & loneliness in the 21 century the protagonist will use surrealistic comments on his own complex reality, in order to induce heavy moments with ridiculous-meaningful moments. With naked truth, the performer honestly peels layer after layer of his emotional-physical lack of welfare unfolds.Choreographic and textual narratives, displaying the complexity of aging and reflected through the individual(the microcosm) onto the society we live in (the macrocosm), a society that hasn’t stopped worshipping youth since the times of classical Greece. 

With authenticity and original music, “love & loneliness in the 21 century” presents a sincere one man show.  


From & with: Nir de Volff
Special guest: Francisco Bejarano Montes de Oca
Light: Asier Solana Arce

Video: Dejan Buchin
Music: Klaus Erbskorn


A Nir de Volff / TOTAL BRUTAL production with the support of Bezirksamt Pankow von Berlin – Fachbereich Kunst und Kultur



/ Berlin / 2016/ DOCK11 / 60 Min

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