“The Theatre of Orgies and Mysteries is based on the idea of creating something more than a theatre production, and Hermann Nitsch believes that this is only possible at the moment when both the viewer and the actor are equally involved and transformed.”
– Līna Birzaka-Priekule

Along with the solo show “The Orgies Mysteries Theatre” by Hermann Nitsch, that will be on view at Decorative arts and Design museum in Riga (Skārņu street 10) until December 12, a special exhibition gazette has also come out and includes essays by Hermann Nitsch, Līna Birzaka-Priekule, Laine Kristberga, Vilnis Štrams and Igors Gubenko.

Photo: Kristīne Madjāre

Texts included in the gazette are both in Latvian and English, and overlooks such topics as diversity of Nitsch’s artistic language, meaning of performance and process, as well as the sens of art philosophy and one’s personality.

Photo: Kristīne Madjāre

You can read online verion of the gazette here.

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