A tightwire artist, two dancers, a trampoline duo and a dancing clown search for the beautiful in the fragile and the fragile in the seemingly beautiful.
Combining contemporary circus, dance and physical theatre, Maresa von Stockert’s latest cross-artform collaboration for outdoor spaces plays across an architectural set that creates the illusion of a flat concrete rooftop where someone has put up a garden with a few plants in pots and some grass.
Fragile takes a look at the lives of those who visit this roof terrace and explores what its garden means to them. For the creator, it may be an oasis or even an obsession. Others make it their hideaway, a place where they can escape reality. Some may see it as a playground, or a forbidden space. For one person it may resemble paradise, for another a foreign world of green discomfort, bewilderment and fear.
While intricate relationships tenderly and brutally entwine, a strange transformation happens to the garden itself, and a sense of warped reality and otherworldliness begins to unfold…