Music takes on different forms, moods and characters. As the second decennium of 2000 moves on, the strict borders between art disciplines have been evaporated. In the current avant-garde, it might that reinventing music is not always happening within itself.
As Festoen, the young theatre duo of Linde Carrijn and Laura Vroom push music into the field of body movement and contemporary theater and the other way round. They strip it down to an abstract mass of detached emotion, creating an immersive and devastating experience unlike any other. The project’s name might hint towards classicistic and baroque methods. Back then, painters picture seemingly banal props and decoration to create a heightened symbolic context for the action or the scene.