FDR 2017

Sons of Sissy

The fiddle, accordion, double-bass and whip combine to create a lively, rousing atmosphere. The four fetching lads take music, dance oddities and lots of humour with them to the hazardous close-to-nature areas of rural culture. […] (ImPulsTanz Wien)

In an experimental manner, the four performers and musicians employ traditional Alpine live music, various group dances and ritual practices, which, however, are freed from conservatism and conventions. Simon Mayer establishes a new type of fusion of artistic reinterpretations and temporary social attributions of meaning.