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Jakop Ahlbom - Lebensraum



(2012, 70') Italian premiere

director Jakop Ahlbom
dramaturgy Judith Wendel
with Jakop Ahlbom/Yannick Greweldinger, Silke Hundertmark, Reinier Schimmel, Leonard Lucieer, Ralph Mulder/Empee Holwerda
music Alamo Race Track
set design Douwe Hibma, Jakop Ahlbom
lighting design Yuri Schreuders
technicians Tom Vollebregt, Allard Vonk and Michel van der Weijden
special props Rob Hillenbrink/Robs Propshop
make-up Anabel Urquijo Claveria
management and sales Marc Pil
production and tour manager Sarah Faye van der Ploeg

Author's statement

My work is about relationships. How people connect or disconnect with each other. Is life good or bad? Don’t we need both to survive?
Lebensraum is about two men who made their life as perfect as it could be for them, within a small living space, their own habitat. But their perfect world is lacking something and they build a female mechanical live size doll. With Lebensraum I also want to show my respect and honor for the work of Buster Keaton, one of my big inspirational sources for the work I do.

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